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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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Credited cast:
Eli Fucile ... Baby Alex (voice)
Mika Kubo ... Additional Voices (voice)
Bobby Rubio Bobby Rubio ... Dad (voice)
Luna Watson Luna Watson ... Toddler Alex (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
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Near the end of the film, Dad shouts at Baby Alex "Why can't you just be normal?" This is the exact line shouted by Amelia to Samuel in the horror film The Babadook (2014). See more »

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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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