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As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Cryptozoo

    Directed by: Dash SHAW

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 01 h 35 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film contrechamp

    Techniques used: others, drawing on paper, diverse techniques

    Version: Original English

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Dash SHAW


    Artistic direction: Jane Samborski

    Script: Dash Shaw

    Animation: Emily Wolver, Johnny Dell'angelo, Emma Hadley, Triet Le

    Music: John Carroll Kirby

    Editing: Lance Edmands, Alex Abrahams

    Voice: Lake Bell, Michael Cera, Alex Karpovsky, Zoe Kazan, Louisa Krause, Angeliki Papoulia