USA - Netherlands | 2022 | Color | Animation | 104'
In a world of propaganda images, surrealist collage and pop-art animation, artist-filmmaker Lei Lei and his family recall the past to make sense of the present. 1950's, Jiaqi is 4 years old when his father is compelled to go work in the countryside and his mother passes away. Shortly after the burial, Dad is forced to put Jiaqi and his sister in an orphanage where they turn into birds in a cage. While the country is in turmoil, a Rainbow fish transforms into a woman and decides to help the kids...
- Rotterdam IFF 2022
- Göteborg IFF 2022
Ingmar Bergman Competition
Animation & Image Sound Design & Music
With the support of
Tessa Rose JACKSON
Janneke VAN DE KERKHOF
HUBERT BALS FUND
NETHERLANDS FILM FUND
Cinemart Wouter Barendrecht Award