Big Fish and Begonia review by Orestes Adam.
Big Fish and Begonia review
Unlike Japan’s world-dominating animation industry, China is significantly lacking in the toon department. The fact that a film as rich as Big Fish & Begonia had to be delayed for over 12 years, only to be crowdfunded and make over half a billion Yuan in China upon its release shows how desperately its audience is in need of its own animated fables, particularly with such fantastical mythologies and philosophies to draw from. The dawn of China’s animation industry additionally presents a unique opportunity, as it stands free from the fixed style that is Japanese anime and the safety of Western cartoons. It