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A pirate discovers a treasure chest and brings it aboard his ship. Upon opening the chest, he discovers there is more to the chest than meets the eye.

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Wenli Zhang, Nan Li (co-director)

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Wenli Zhang
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A pirate discovers a treasure chest and brings it aboard his ship. Upon opening the chest, he discovers there is more to the chest than meets the eye.

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12 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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As I Usually Do, I Think The Monkey's Right
10 February 2019 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

A pirate finds a small chest out of which his pet monkey can pull whatever he wants, which is bananas. How to get the eager-to-please simian to understand that the picture he draws is a gold coin, not an orange?

When we speak of animation, we're generally using a high-toned term for what we used to call the cartoons when I were a lad, and this is a cartoon.... and a darned funny one. These days, with their efforts to prove that animation is a serious art form, animators are apt to confuse the solemn with the sincere, ignore the healing power of laughter. I think that anything that can make me laugh in these troubled times is to be celebrated.

Unfortunately, the Academy doesn't agree with me. This was one of the short in the Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts show that wasn't nominated.


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