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A brave shepherd becomes a soldier, goes on an adventure, and returns home only to find his beloved sweetheart dead. Unperturbed, he sets out on a series of perilous quests knowing that his only chance to be reunited with his love may lie in death.
Marcell Jankovics was influenced by the Beatles’ psychedelic musical Yellow Submarine and oh, it shows! Hungary’s first animated feature, this acid-tinged phantasmagoria is both of its time and completely transcends it: a kaleidoscopic epic poem steeped in the language of myth and dreams.