WHITE PLASTIC SKY
Set 100 years from now in a barren Budapest, this stunning animated feature imagines a dystopian world in which there are no plants or animals. Residing in a dome, individuals live until 50, when they must volunteer to be harvested and turned into trees to provide sustenance for the younger generations. When Stefan (Tamás Keresztes) learns that his wife, Nora, (Zsófia Szamosi) has volunteered herself 18 years early, he breaks every rule as he embarks on a highly dangerous mission to rescue her. But finding Nora is just the start of Stefan’s journey. Amid a beautiful blend of animation styles, the film’s leading technique of rotoscoping adds a level of uncanny realness to the sci-fi world that filmmakers Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó have created. Told with a stirring sense of urgency, WHITE PLASTIC SKY is a chilling yet romantic look at a man desperate to save his wife even as humanity teeters on the brink of extinction.
CAST: Tamás Keresztes, Zsófia Szamosi, Géza Hegedűs D., Judit Schell
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