Alex is a policeman, and a mysterious figure with a deformed face hurts him. Alex ends up in a hospital. There he meets Leo, an 11-year-old boy who has a magical ability: He can leave his body and fly wherever he wants. Because Alex is sitting in a wheelchair with a broken leg, Leo helps Alex to catch the gangster who is threatening New York. The film was created by the men behind Une vie de chat. "Phantom Boy had never been produced by an American company. The tempo is thoughtful, the feelings low-key and the drawing style are distinctive and personal", writes Mattias Oscarsson in Sydsvenskan, and give the film a high grade.