When 10-year old Eric unexpectedly finds an opportunity to live among the insects in an old painting, he discovers a magical world filled with adventure. Live-action and computer animation.
Together, 10-year old Eri...展开c and his grandfather look at an old painting about the world of insects. Later that night, Eric takes a good look at the painting again, and suddenly finds himself drawn into it. Being tiny now himself, he lives amongst the insects for one adventurous night, meeting all kinds of creepy crawlies, some of which are nice, some not. Some care about him, others regard him as tasty potential supper.
During his new world adventure, Eric learns a lot about the small creatures, the difference between instinct and intellect,and about friendship and loyality. But above all, he learns a lot about life and how to come to terms with it.