Soul of the Cypress

Story: A fantasy short subject about a young composer whose music coaxes a dryad (a spiritual nymph who is the soul of a tree) out of the tree she dwells in. He is immediately smitten, but she offers him a difficult choice. If he wishes to stay with her he must throw himself into the sea so his immortal soul can be released. 

Scenery: Point Lobos.



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Information compiled from:
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