The story of four Japanese girls and 400 goldfish was the big winner among short film at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Jurors selected Japanese writer-director Makoto Nagahisa's "And so we put goldfish in the pool" for the festival's Short Film Grand Jury Prize, it was announced Tuesday at an awards ceremony and party at Park City's Jupiter Bowl.
The festival's synopsis for the short reads: "One summer day, 400 goldfish were found in the swimming pool of a secondary school. This is a story about the four 15-year-old girls who put them there."
The Short Film Jury Award for U.S. fiction went to writer-director Anu Valia's "Lucia, Before and After." It's about a young woman who travels 200 miles across Texas to get an abortion, but then must fulfill the state's mandatory 24-hour waiting period.