Patema Inverted

“An exhilarating tale of star-crossed love and overcoming impossible odds, Patema Inverted is the richly inventive new film from young gun of the anime scene, Yasuhiro Yoshiura. In a distant future, rebellious teenager Patema lives underground in a grim industrial complex. Exploring the outer boundaries of her home one day, she stumbles into a hole and starts falling…up. Caught upside down, she is discovered by thoughtful surface-walker Age. Realizing that gravity works on each of them in different directions, the two embark on a perilous mission to uncover the dark forces ruling the world they thought they knew.”—Melbourne International Film Festival.

Appears in: Japanese Currents

Genres: Animation, Sci-Fi