Patema Inverted Edinburgh Screening and Director Q&A This Saturday
posted on by Andrew Osmond
Patema Inverted will be screened at Edinburgh on Saturday February 22, at the Edinburgh Filmhouse at 12.30 p.m. (lunchtime). Tickets can be booked here. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director, Time of Eve and Pale Cocoon creator Yasuhiro Yoshiura.
Patema Inverted won both the Judge's Award and the Audience Award at the Scotland Loves Anime festival last October. The film is summarised on the Edinburgh Filmhouse website:
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. But she gets more adventure than she bargained for when she sneaks into a forbidden area of the settlement that takes her above ground. Patema's world is turned upside down – literally! Gravity pulls her away and she must rely on Age, a local boy, to help keep her on the ground. Gravity isn't the only force at work here though: the pair are about to be pulled into something much bigger...
The above trailer debuted on Yahoo! Movies Japan.