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Belle and Sebastian
Genre Children
Created by Cécile Aubry
  • Pierre Medhi
  • Edmund Beauchamp
  • Jean-Michel Audin
  • Dominique Blondeau
  • Paloma Matta
  • Hélène Dieudonné
Composer(s) David White
Original language(s) French
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Executive producer(s) Ettiene Laroche
Running time 25 minutes
Production company(s) Gaumont France
Original network ORTF
First shown in France
Original release September 26, 1965 (1965-09-26)

Belle and Sebastian is a 1965 French TV children's serial based on the 1965 novel Belle et Sébastien by Cécile Aubry. It was 13 episodes long and starred Aubry's son Mehdi as Sebastien, whilst Aubry appeared as the episode host and co-directed episodes with Jean Guillaume.


Six-year-old orphan boy Sebastian lives with his friend, six-year-old Pyrenean Mountain dog Belle, in the French Alps with the villagers of Belvédère.


  • Flanker the dog as Belle
  • Mehdi El Glaoui [credited as Pierre Medhi] as Sebastien
  • Edmund Beauchamp as Cesar
  • Jean-Michel Audin as Doctor Guillaume
  • Dominique Blondeau as Jean
  • Paloma Palma [credited as Paloma Matta] as Angelina
  • Hélène Dieudonné as Celestine
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