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Big Fish & Begonia (2016)

PG-13 | | Animation | 8 July 2016 (China)
It is a world within our world, yet unseen by any human, and the beings here control time and tide and the changing of the seasons. On the day Chun turns sixteen, she is transformed into a ... See full summary »

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(as Liang Xuan), (as Zhang Chun)

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(story by), (as Liang Xuan)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Guanlin Ji ...
Chun (voice)
Guangtao Jiang ...
Lu Shen (voice)
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Ling Po (voice) (as Shih-Chieh Jing)
Shulan Pan ...
Chun, old age (voice)
Shangqing Su ...
Qiu (voice)
Deshun Wang ...
Pie (voice)
Weizhou Xu ...
Kun (voice) (as Timmy Xu)
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It is a world within our world, yet unseen by any human, and the beings here control time and tide and the changing of the seasons. On the day Chun turns sixteen, she is transformed into a dolphin to explore the human world. She is rescued from a vortex by a human boy at the cost of his own life. Chun is so moved by the boy's kindness and courage that she decides to give him life again. But to do this, she must protect the boy's soul, a tiny fish, and nurture it to grow. Through adventure and sacrifice, love grows, yet now she must release him back to the sea, back to life in the human world. Written by Liang Xuan

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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8 July 2016 (China)  »

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Da Hai  »

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Budget:

CNY 30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

CNY 227,871,000 (China), 15 July 2016
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2.39:1
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Big fish
by Shen, Zhou
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Surprisingly good
21 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Coming to this with very low expectations I was pleased to be surprised by the astounding quality of production in this animated film. The artwork is beautiful and the environments created are imaginative and vibrant. Attention to detail has really helped to make the experience breathtaking and immersive. Aside from various plot holes and areas lacking adequate explanation, the story is powerful and moving. Overall a very enjoyable family friendly film.

The only aspect that Big Fish and Begonia falls flat is the voice acting. The voices acting is still the typical Chinese children's program voices that sound very awkward in its more mature setting.


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