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The Ningyo (2017)

Short | 26 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Dr. Marlowe, a paleontologist and professor, finds a piece of a map pointing to the place where the Ningyo, the mythical Japanese creature, could be found. The legend claims whomever consumes its flesh will attain remarkable longevity. He ...See moreDr. Marlowe, a paleontologist and professor, finds a piece of a map pointing to the place where the Ningyo, the mythical Japanese creature, could be found. The legend claims whomever consumes its flesh will attain remarkable longevity. He presents the project to his peers, who mock and dismiss him as a fraud. He decides to risk everything and go after the Ningyo on his own in hopes to bring to light what could be one of the greatest contributions to science. What he could not anticipate is that, in his search, he is confronted with a choice that puts the very foundations of his morality to the test. Written by Anonymous See less
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Miguel Ortega (story) | Tran Ma (story)
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Updated Nov 28, 2017

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Jul 22, 2017 (United States)

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Rodrigo Lopresti
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Jerry Lacy
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Tamlyn Tomita
Kiyohime Bikuni Kiyohime Bikuni   See fewer
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Louis Ozawa Changchien
Hatori Bikuni Hatori Bikuni   See fewer
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Mali Matsuda
Miko Bikuni Miko Bikuni   See fewer
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Gabe Fazio
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Jiin Jang
Yuka Bikuni Yuka Bikuni   See fewer
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Moe Fujimoto
Akari Bikuni Akari Bikuni   See fewer
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Marilyn Monrovia
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8.8 / 10 | 44 votes