The Dam KeeperThe Dam Keeper (2014) Theatrical Cartoon by Dave Koch
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- Animated Characters: Pig, Fox.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Animated Short Film, 2014.
- Originally Released in 2014 (Estimate).
- Running Time: 18 minutes.
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Set in a desolate future, one small town's survival is solely due to a large windmill dam that acts as a fan to keep out poisonous clouds. Despite bullying from classmates and an indifferent public, the dam's operator, Pig, works tirelessly to keep the sails spinning in order to protect the town. When a new student, Fox, joins Pig's class, everything begins to change.
Made up of over 8,000 paintings, The Dam Keeper blends traditional hand-drawn animation with lush brushstrokes to bring Kondo and Tsutsumi's celebrated painting-style to life like never before. The Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen of television's Forbrydelsen (The Killing), and BBC's Sherlock, narrates this timeless fable. Directors Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi are known for their art direction on such beloved films as Ice Age, Ratatouille, Monsters University and Toy Story 3.
Director Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi stated on Twitter that Fox is female.
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