Many animals feel at home in our gardens. Some are very popular with garden owners, others should disappear as fast as possible – above all the mole. Its famous hills, the entrances to its basement apartment complete with sleeping kettle, pantry and seemingly endlessly long corridors, adorn the carefully tended lawn. Much to the great displeasure of the gardener. What makes the mole return to our gardens each spring?
The film tells the story of the probably most unpopular garden dweller. Through impressive under and overground shots the viewer gets a picture of an animal that everyone thinks they know, but hardly anyone ever sees.