Otik is the main antagonist of the 2000 Czech comedy-horror film Little Otik.
After he and his wife Božena are unable to have a child, Karel decides to lift her spirits by presenting her with a vaguely baby-shaped tree stump he dug out of their yard. When the tree stump inexplicably gains sentience, the couple becomes a slave to its insatiable appetite.
Otik is a vaguely baby-shaped tree stump with light brown bark. The single orifice in its "face" alternately contains teeth, a long human-like tongue, or a single eye.
Powers and Abilities
Otik possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Insatiable appetite
- Accelerated growth
- Strong grip
Otik is implied to be killed by the neighbor girl Alžbětka, but this is not seen on-screen.
- Otik is portrayed via the stop-motion effects by famed artist (and the film's director) Jan Švankmajer.