A dreamy, absurdist fantasy film based on Indonesian legends. Asa is the daughter of a seer. To escape her mother's clutches, she lives hidden in a forest. One day, she is collected by a dog, who turns out to be a man sent by her mother.
The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.
Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town!
A feature-length narrative animated film from one of the directors of Fimfárum 2. Mysterious and extraordinary stories of loneliness. What all can happen during one night in one city? Do ... See full summary »
The filming was stopped mid-production, while almost all location shooting was completed due to the argument between the director and production managers. The camera negative was ordered destroyed, and all that survives today is about 30 minutes of rough cut, partly synchronized, and a dozen production photographs. The screenplay was rewritten for what has become Nikita Mikhalkov's "Raba Lubvi" (A Slave of Love). Some costumes and designs were used as well. See more »