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- Posted on Aug 18th 2011 12:00PM by Cameron Matthews
In case you didn't know, Holocene is the geological epoch that started around 10,000 BC and stretches to the common era (thanks, Wikipedia!). So naturally Vernon and co. chose the rocky, picturesque landscapes of Iceland to be traversed by a small boy.
'Holocene' follows the story of a boy who is king of his own world for a day. He gets up on his own, dons a comfy sweater and heads out of his earthen home, walking stick in hand toward the towering Icelandic rocks that have been there since the Bronze Age.
Check out the striking visuals of 'Holocene' below. And yes, it's OK to cry while watching this video.