June 11, 2003
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Animation
Madame Souza is a loving grandmother and guardian to Champion. To alleviate his sadness as a boy, she encouraged his interest in cycling. Now a young man, Champion has become a dedicated professional cyclist and his grandmother, his devoted trainer. Amidst an arduous leg of the Tour de France, Champion disappears and is presumed to have been kidnapped. Accompanied by Champion's portly and loyal dog Bruno, Madame Souza's desperate search leads the pair overseas to Belleville. Struggling to continue their mission but lacking the monetary funds to do so, Madame Souza and Bruno make unexpected friends with three eccentric older women, the once famous jazz trio known as The Triplets of Belleville. With their kind aid, Champion may eventually be reunited with his loved ones.