After France goes into lockdown, an animation student decides to return to China. There she encounters a different kind of lockdown: the quarantine hotel. A playful and award-winning mix of the video diary, stop motion animation, and even the rom-com.
In an attempt to find a way to escape the dullness of unemployment and the dread of a masked society, Miki and Kenji stumble upon faint sparks of love as they venture into English-speaking cafes to invent pandemic identities. Maya Tstsumi’s charming rom-com offers sweet relief from social isolation through lies, laughter, and imagined lives.