Cryptozookeepers try to capture a Baku, a dream-eating hybrid creature of legend, and start wondering if they should display these beasts or keep them hidden and unknown.
Directed by
Dash Shaw
Company CreditsFit Via Vi Film Productions, Electric Chinoland, Low Spark Films, Washington Square Films
DistributorMagnolia Pictures
Lake BellMichael CeraZoe KazanAlex KarpovskyLouisa Krause
2021 Sundance Film FestivalWinner, NEXT Innovator Award
2021 Berlin International Film FestivalWinner, Special Mention for Best Film - Generation 14plus; Nominee, Grand Prix - Generation 14plus
2021 Sitges Film FestivalNominee, Best Motion Picture - Official Fantàstic Competition
2022 Film Independent Spirit AwardsNominee, John Cassavetes Award
2021 Florida Film FestivalNominee, Best Narrative Feature
2021 Fantasia Film FestivalWinner, Best Animated Feature
2021 Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film FestivalWinner, Special Mention - Best Feature Film; Nominee, Narcisse Award - Best Feature Film
2021 Annecy International Animated Film FestivalNominee, Best Film