Adapted from Khmer legends, The Crocodile Man tells the story of a man who accidentally transformed into a crocodile. His name is Chalavan, lives and learns with a hermit. Everyday, Chalavan crosses the river with his master on his back. One day, in the middle of his way, he met a big crocodile and fought with it. Chalavan swallows his master to keep him safe, but thing is not going as he wanted to, and his destiny changed since then.