When animator Adrian Dexter set out to make his short fantasy flick Væsen, he had a very clear aesthetic in mind. "Basically I wanted Rankin-Bass on acid, written by Borges," he explained to Cartoon Brew. Dexter created this film for his bachelor's project at Denmark's Animation Workshop. Here's the synopsis:

A prince sets off on a journey to save his dying father, driven by his fear of failing him.

The final product is trippy as balls, a twinge NSFW, and makes me want to throw on some Jethro Tull or Tangerine Dream.

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