LOST THING, THE

LOST THING, THE

(c) Shaun Tan

THE LOST THING (Australia, 2010, 15 min.)

This animated fable tells the story of a boy who discovers a bizarre-looking creature while out collecting bottle tops at the beach. Realizing it is lost, he tries to find out who owns it or where it belongs, but is met by indifference by everyone he encounters. Empathizing with the creature, the boy sets out to find a “place” for it. The film is based on a picture book by multi-award-winning author and illustrator Shaun Tan. Narrated by Tim Minchin. Directed by Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan. Produced by Sophie Byrne. 2011 Academy Award, Best Animated Short Film.



Introduced by Brendan Wall, Director, Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Australia.

Shown with PLATYPUS IN THE TROPICS

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. This screening is fully booked. Photo ID required for entry. No parking at the Embassy.

Embassy of Australia

1601 Massachusetts Ave., NW

(Metro: Dupont Circle or Farragut North, L St. exit)

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