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A father discovers that his son floats, which makes him different from other kids. To keep them both safe from the judgment of the world, Dad hides, covers, and grounds him. But when his son's ability becomes public, Dad must decide whether to run and hide or to accept his son as he is.

Director:

Bobby Rubio (as Bobby Alcid Rubio)

Writer:

Bobby Rubio (as Bobby Alcid Rubio)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Eli Fucile ... Baby Alex (voice)
Bobby Rubio ... Dad (voice) (as Bobby Alcid Rubio)
Luna Watson Luna Watson ... Toddler Alex (voice)
Mika Kubo ... Additional Voices (voice)
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A father discovers that his son floats, which makes him different from other kids. To keep them both safe from the judgment of the world, Dad hides, covers, and grounds him. But when his son's ability becomes public, Dad must decide whether to run and hide or to accept his son as he is.

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Director and writer Bobby Rubio took a feature-based approach to make the characters Filipino American. The father has darker skin and a flatter nose. See more »

Quotes

Dad: [the only spoken line in the short] WHY CAN'T YOU JUST BE NORMAL?
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Great job Pixar
14 November 2019 | by crystalsgeminiSee all my reviews

Wow.. this is deep, I cannot watch it without tearing up! This is a must-see for any parent.


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Official Sites:

Disney+

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flota See more »

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1.85 : 1
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