The Story

A woman visits her ailing grandmother in a hospital during a flood, bringing back fond memories of the past – spilling over into fantastical visions in the present – as an ancient tale comes to life.

About the Film:
Alluding to an allegory by Persian poet Rumi,¬†The Ocean Duck¬†is a 2D animated short film and a modern re-telling through the genre of magical realism — with an aesthetic of early Middle Eastern painted and illuminated manuscripts.