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Modest Heroes (2018)
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Modest Heroes (2018)
Original name: ちいさな英雄-カニとタマゴと透明人間-
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: From director Hiromasa Yonebayashi: “Kanini & Kanino”; “Life Ain’t Gonna Lose” directed by Yoshiyuki Momose; and “Invisible” directed by Akihiko Yamashita. These leaders of animation draw tales of modest heroes of our times.
Style: anthology, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: samurai, invisible, invisibility, adventure, child, friends, sea adventure, obsessive quest, underwater, egg, crab, underwater scene

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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Italy, Peru
Duration: 86 min.
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Homeward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Riki Rhino (2020)
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Country: Indonesia
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this animated follow-up to Fairytopia, Elina (played by Barbie) enlists the help of a mermaid, Nori, to save her friend Nalu, a merman prince who has been captured by the wicked Laverna.
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