Inspired by the writings of ZhuangZhou – an ancient Chinese philosopher, the story is about a fishing trip that involves an old man, a dog, and a strange creature in a half awaken trance-like reality. The film won Runner-Up and Outstanding Script at the FY Film Fest 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City; the Most Promising Award at Digicon6 Vietnam, featured at Digicon6 Asia in Japan in October, 2017; and featured at The World Animation Celebration Festival sponsored by Sony Pictures Animation.

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