The minibeetle Mini appears in a flea circus together with Egon and Dagmar. The flea-girl Miranda bullies Mini and tricks him into interfering in Dagmar’s line dancing so she falls and sprains her foot. Deeply ashamed, Mini runs away and joins a gang of robbers.
He was born in Denmark in 1941 and began his career as a musician of jazz, and also involved in pottery. When he turned to film making he was committed to cinema completely in animation, directing movies and teaching his art in several universities. In the 60s and the '70s he directed and made production on about 60 short films while from early 80s has focused on production of feature films.