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Fairytale for both adults and children, combining animation with live action. Somewhere in central Europe, a young prince is sent to a sedate seaside hotel to revise for his exams. Instead, he befriends a mysterious lighthouse-keeper who introduces him to a fantasy world of no clocks and no memory where progress is banned - Taxandria. This apparently idyllic world is in fact rife with repression; the price people pay to live in this paradise is their freedom. One young man becomes curious about his country's past.

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