I have just been sitting and staring at this for the longest time. I mean, LOOK AT IT. Look how outstanding this animation is. All by hand. The way her hair moves, the way the lines in that skirt move, everything is perfect. It’s hypnotizing.
“Stara baśń. Kiedy słońce było bogiem" ("An Ancient Tale: When the Sun Was a God”) dir. Jerzy Hoffman (2003) [x]
The film is set in the ninth century, a hundred years before the baptism of Poland. In Lake Goplo country the government is exercised by the “Bloody Prince” Popiel, who murders his entire family in order to ensure the succession of his son. His crimes cause the rebellion of peasants.