Lauren Grey travels the world tracking down fantastical creatures, to rescue them from abuse and give them refuge in her Cryptozoo. Alas, the military has set its sights on the most powerful cryptid of them all, the dream devouring chimera Baku. 

A film by DashShaw, starring Lake Bell, Michael Cera, Alex Karpovsky, Zoe Kazan, Louisa Krause, Angeliki Papoulia, Thomas Jay Ryan, Peter Stormare and Grace Zabriskie.
2021, USA, 85 min., 18+
Dash Shaw
Awards & Festivals
  • Berlin International Film Festival – Special Mention of the Generation 14plus International Jury (Best Feature Film), Nominee: Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury (Best Feature Film)
  • Sundance Film Festival – NEXT Innovator Award
  • Fantasia Film Festival – Satoshi Kon Award (Best Animated Feature)
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation 

Currently on screen