The story of Gene, an emoji that lives inside a texting app on a teenager’s smartphone. In Gene’s world, each emoji has only one expression, but Gene is different — he’s bursting with multiple expressions.
Gene is worried that if he can’t find a way to be “normal,” he’ll disappoint his family, or worse, be deleted. Determined to change his unusually expressive personality, Gene needs a “code” that will fix his programming and make him like everyone else.
With the help of his emoji friends, Gene’s search takes him on a fun-filled adventure across the teenager’s smartphone, from his home in a texting app through a succession of apps.
Along the way, Gene finds the “code” he needs – but he also learns being different from everyone else makes him special. In the end, Gene decides not to change to fit in but to express all his feelings without reservations and be true to himself… Find out more
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