Chun is a celestial being in charge of begonias. When she turns 16, she's sent into the human world disguised as a dolphin as part of a coming-of-age ritual. Kun, a human, saves her life, but loses his own in the process. With the help of her friend Qiu, she tries to revive Kun's spirit in order to thank him for saving her.
Original title: Big Fish & Begonia
Born in Liuzhou, China in 1982, Xuan Liang is an animation filmmaker and scriptwriter. In 2003, he left Tsinghua University to co-found the B&T Studio with his friend Chun Zhang, with dreams of making China's best animation films. After that, they made a short called "Big Fish & Begonia", which made quite a buzz at the time. In 2007, their short animation film "Swallowtail Butterfly" won three of China's most prestigious animation awards.
Born in Ningbo, China in 1983, Chun Zhang is a filmmaker, animator and photographer. He studied Multimedia Art at the Academy of Arts & Design at Tsinghua University, where he co-founded the B&T Studio with his friend Xuan Liang. In May 2004, he and Liang made a short called "Big Fish & Begonia" and in 2007, they finished a 30-minute short called "Swallowtail Butterfly", which won several awards in China.
Year of production: 2016
Running time: 01 h 45 min
Category: Feature film
Techniques used: Drawing on paper, 2D Computer, 3D Computer, Paint on glass, Diverse techniques
Target public: Adults, Young adults
Directed by: Xuan (Tidus) LIANG, Chun (Breath) ZHANG
Production: B&T STUDIO CO., LTD. - BI AN TIAN (BEIJING) CULTURE CO., LTD., Jie CHEN, HORGOS COLOROOM PICTURES CO.,LTD., Qiao YI, BEIJING ENLIGHT PICTURES CO., LTD., Yunyun WEI
Distribution: HORGOS COLOROOM PICTURES CO.,LTD., Qiao YI, SC FILMS INTERNATIONAL
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