Heart of a Tower
Animation / 2020 / Dutch, English, French, Slovak / Feature film / 2K / 25fps / 5.1 surround / Belgium, Slovakia
Director: Peter Budinsky
Little boy Riki moves to a new place only with his mum after his parents have divorced. Riki really misses his father and his mother is also struggling in this situation. Riki is trying to help her, but he can’t stop asking about the father and instead of helping, he makes the atmosphere at home even worse. He goes out to play and he finds a strange shiny crystal and decides to take it although he doesn’t know what is it good for. Later, the tension at home is growing and after an argument with his mum, Riki decides to pack few of his things and leave home so he’s no longer a burden. The moment he leaves the apartment, the strange crystal starts to shine and vibrate. There comes a strong wind, which suddenly takes Riki into the big sandy storm and after while, he wakes up in the fantastic world called Yourland. A girl Emma saves him and she explains, that the shining crystal on his neck is called Heart of a Tower and it belongs to Yourland, to the top of the Tower. Its function is to heat and protect the country. The Heart’s been missing recently, Yourland is in danger and Emma asks Riki to join her on an adventurous and often dangerous journey to save her country. But there’s also somebody else interested in the strength of the Heart. The main villain of Yourland– Metal Man – has his own plan. Kids have to beat the fearfull Metal Men and take the Heart to the top of the Tower to save Yourland. On this trip, Riki also has to find out all about himself to be able to return to his parents.