An adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story. A young boy, Kay, is captured by a striking image that appears in his frozen window. It is the hauntingly beautiful woman who travels on the winter wind, the icy maiden known as the Snow Queen. An obsession seizes Kay and one day he disappears with the spectral goddess. But his friend, Gerda, refuses to let him go, and she embarks on a dangerous quest to bring him back home.