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The Dam Keeper

5 (58 votes)
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Tells the tale of a young pig encumbered with an important job, and the meeting of a new classmate who changes everything.

  • DirectorRobert Kondo,Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi
  • Runtime: 18 min
  • StudioShorts International
  • QualityHD
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Reviews about The Dam Keeper

The Dam Keeper
natascha dennee
This was a beautifully done story I wish it had been longer I ...

This was a beautifully done story I wish it had been longer I could watch it over and over

The Dam Keeper
Amazon Customer
Five Stars

Every time I watch this I am seeing something I hadn't noticed before. It's powerful and poignant.

The Dam Keeper
Virginia Salas
Storytelling with no dialogue only the delightful artwork and animation ...

Storytelling with no dialogue only the delightful artwork and animation that tells the story of bullying in school and the friendship of a new kid in school.

The Dam Keeper
Roji Fox
Out of darkness there is hope

Surpassed my expectations; such a beautiful and poignant short film with strong life lessons creatively done and wonderfully presented- a film to share with everyone! I have already watched it several times and will share it even more.

The Dam Keeper
M. V. Kolar
Simple story with a lasting impact

Absolutely engaging. It is a very simple story and yet like an onion--lots of layers.

The Dam Keeper
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Five Stars

Loved it!!! Beautiful images, storyline and music!

The Dam Keeper
Sandra
the animation is great and the story is touching

Made me cry, the animation is great and the story is touching.

The Dam Keeper
Andrivete
it manages to pack an emotional punch and dazzle the eye with the meticulous and wonderfully creative artwork

Gorgeously animated story. Despite being a short, animated film, it manages to pack an emotional punch and dazzle the eye with the meticulous and wonderfully creative artwork.

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