Everyday Willy's father tries to teach him something. But when he looks over Willy's shoulder, Willy's hands begin to tremble and everything goes wrong. Father sends Willy on his way: 'Leave the forest. Make sure you get somewhere!' Willy meets an old lady. She lives alone at the edge of the forest. Willy makes a pulley for her well and chops wood. When Willy returns home, the woman gives him a beautiful feather...
Tender story about how parents have to let go of their children, and about how children have to search and find their own way in life.
Themes: grow up, father-son relationship, be yourself, help
Rights sold: Chinese (mainland), Danish