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The Present

The Present
The Present




5 minutes


Animation, Short Films




Teenager Jake spends most of his time indoors playing video games, so his mum decides that a present might persuade him to venture outdoors. Jake is initially delighted to find that she’s bought him a puppy, but a three-legged dog isn’t quite what Jake had in mind. However, as the dog plays happily with its ball, Jake comes to realise that appearances aren’t everything. ‘The Present’ is an acclaimed short film, the director of which has since gone on to work in the animation department at Disney on titles including ‘Moana’ and ‘Frozen II’.


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