Genre:  Animation, Short
Running Time:  8 min.
Release Date: June 15, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 2 votes and 1 reviews
Rate Movie | Read all user reviews


An aging Chinese-Canadian mother is amazed when one of her dumplings comes to life. With her only son grown up, with interests of his own, she sees this as a second shot at motherhood. 

Delighted with her little Dumpling, she takes him everywhere and he loves her as much as she loves him. However, as Dumpling grows to adolescence, he wants less and less to do with Mom and becomes rebellious. 

Mom has to come to terms with the bittersweet fact that her Dumpling is growing up and becoming independent, just as her son did.

Bao will screen before Incredibles 2 starting June 15, 2018.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Director/animator Domee Shi grew up in Toronto and studied animation at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario

Director: Domee Shi
Studio: Disney•Pixar
Producer(s): Becky Neiman-Cobb
Screenplay: Domee Shi

Trailers and Videos more

Photo Gallery view all

User Reviewsread all

  • 5 stars "it is the best short film I have seen in along time"
Bao Movie Poster