Right on the first day of their summer vacation, Paul and Max sneak out of their homes and venture into the green wilderness that surrounds their little mountain village. They are on a mission to find a legendary cave hidden somewhere in the mountains. The boys follow the traces of Paul’s missing father Thomas, who is viewed as a madman by everyone in the village. In order to find the path to the cave, the boys must decrypt Thomas’ notes about an ancient local tale.
Documentary filmmaker Andre Hörmann studied Social Sciences at Humboldt University in Berlin, film directing at Potsdam Film University and is an alumni of the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA, Los Angeles. His films have been screened at international film festivals, such as Sundance, IDFA, DOK Leipzig, Hiroshima Int. Animation Festival, DocAviv, Sydney IFF, TIFF Toronto, SXSW, Doc NYC, Chicago IFF, Palm Springs Shortfest, and IFFK Krakow, and garnered various award