Morten is a teenager whose father is a captain. One day he shrinks to the size of an insect and has to save himself! He embarks on a perilous journey with a homemade toy boat and must escape the creepy, robotic Spider Queen!
With the help of a procession of creatures reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland, Morten will grow up again. This beautiful and exciting stop motion film also leaves an interesting message. Only after Morten has been little can he really grow up!