If you missed The Incredibles 2—and if you didn’t get enough aggressively-Asian motherhood and wonderful-looking dumplings in Crazy Rich Asians—you’re in for a treat. To promote their recently Oscar-shortlisted animated short, Disney•Pixar has put writer-director Domee Shi’s Bao on YouTube for a limited public release.
As with Up’s most iconic sequence, prepare for a bittersweet, accelerated timeline of a relationship—now between an aging Chinese mother and her
boy bao. It may or may not be an extremely explicit metaphor. You’ll have to find out with the video above.