Patema has lived her whole life underground.
Following a catastrophic attempt to harness alternative power sources, her community were driven to settle in a dark, cramped network of tunnels below ground. She roams them by torchlight, dreaming of adventures on the surface.
Age does not fit in comfortably in school or society as a whole. The world he lives in is known as ‘Aiga’, controlled by the tyrant Izamura’s family for generations. The city at the centre of the kingdom is dominated by a massive ‘Control Tower’ with a vast wasteland lurking on the horizon.
Together – the pair are about to be pulled into something much bigger that will turn their worlds on their heads…
Certificate: PG Distributor: Anime Ltd
Dir. Yasuhiro Yoshiura, Japan, 2013, 98 min, Japanese
Cast: Yukiyo Fujii, Shinya Fukumatsu, Masayuki Katô