The Son of the White Mare

  • Marcell Jankovics
  • Hungary (1981)
  • 18+
90 min

One of the great psychedelic masterpieces of world animation, Son of the White
Mare is a swirling, colour-mad maelstrom of mythic monsters and Scythian heroes, part- Nibelungenlied, part-Yellow Submarine, lit by jagged bolts of lightning and drenched in rivers of blue, red, gold and green.

A massive cosmic oak stands at the gates of the Underworld, holding seventy-seven dragons in its roots. To combat these monsters, a dazzling white mare goddess gives birth to three heroes – Treeshaker and his brothers – who embark on an epic journey to save the universe.

Son of the White Mare is a stunning 4k restoration from Arbelos and the Hungarian National Archive that allows all new audiences to revel in its beauty.

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  • Language
    Hungarian
  • Director
    Marcell Jankovics
  • Cast
    György Cserhalmi, Vera Pap, Mari Szemes, Gyula Szabó, Ferenc Szalma, Szabolcs Tóth, Ottó Ulmann
  • Screenwriter
    Marcell Jankovics
  • Genre
    Animation, Fantasy

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