The Black Cauldron is an animated fantasy film directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich, based on the Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander.


Young pig-keeper Taran is tasked by his master, the wizard Dallben, to keep oracular pig Hen Wen safe from a malevolent undead warlock and would-be world conqueror, the Horned King. When Hen Wen is kidnapped by the King's men in spite of Taran's efforts, he goes to the evil man's castle to retrieve her, uncovering a sinister plot and making new friends in the process.

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