On that day the Emperor died, the Sun stopped and never rose again out of sorrow. It will not rise again until a new lord reigns over the empire. Only the bravest and mightiest dare set out on this journey, since the Throne Hall is enclosed within the labyrinth – a system of traps and snares inhabited by strange creatures. If only the people could see dawn again…




  • Václav Švankmajer, script
  • Václav Švankmajer, artwork
  • Václav Švankmajer, director
  • Martin Štěpánek, cinematography
  • Martin Knejp, editing
  • Ondřej Ježek, sound designer
  • Envoi, music