In the beginning, was an egg. Then, it broke up to allow earth and sky to display. P'an Ku crawled out of the egg and grew up miraculously fast. 18.000 years later, P'an Ku died, and from his body were born elements and living creatures. Nature is then faced with a terrible individual, a little monkey being presumptuous, violent, without scruples, selfish and boastful. His name is Sun Wu-k'ung. He becomes soon the powerful King Monkey. But this power is not enough to his eyes. He wants to gain the biggest power in the universe : immortality. Not willing to ever die, the Monkey King starts his quest for eternal life.
A child and a monkey's journey through life, from temptation to discipline, from rebellion to love.
Did You Know?
The biggest part of the film was shot on a very special location: the famous "Palais de Justice" of Brussels. Its decorum and architecture contribute to make of this building one of the most remarkable in Belgium. See more