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Bao(Movie, 2018)

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| 8min | Genres: Animation, Kids & Family, Fantasy
BaoRating: 3.8/5 (with 398398 votes)
Bao is a 2018 American computer-animated short film written and directed by Domee Shi and produced by Pixar Animation Studios. It was released with Incredibles 2 on June 15, 2018. The film is about an aging and lonely Chinese-Canadian mother, suffering from empty nest syndrome, who receives an unexpected second chance at motherhood when she makes a steamed bun (baozi) that comes to life. The film won the Oscar for the Best Animated Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards. ()
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Awards & Nominations for Bao

Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

About Bao

An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.


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Additional Information

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Production countries: Canada, United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Toronto
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Italian (IT), No Language (XX)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/15/2018
Director: Domee Shi
Executive Producer: Pete Docter, John Lasseter
Film Editor: Katherine Ringgold
Composer: Toby Chu

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:196484, Added: 04/25/2018, Last updated: 05/07/2021