an animated feature film by TIBOR BÁNÓCZKI & SAROLTA SZABÓ

In a not too distant future without animals and plants where the price of human survival is high, a young man breaks every rule to save his wife.

World premiere: 17 February 2023 Berlinale Encounters Program
Hungarian premiere: 30 March 2023

– Writers / Directors –

Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó, the multi-award winning writer and director duo known for their mysterious and often bizarre worlds. They have created critically successful animated shorts such as Les Conquérants, which was part of the official programme of Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier in 2012 and was competing at the 2013 César Awards for Best Animated Film. Their animated short, Leftover, won the ACSE Equality and Diversity Award at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2015 and was nominated for Best Animated Film at the César Awards in 2016, and has since been presented at over 40 festivals around the world. White Plastic Sky will be their animated feature debut.

– Cast –

Tamás Keresztes
Zsófia Szamosi
Géza Hegedűs D.
Judit Schell
István Znamenák
Zsolt Nagy
Márton Patkós
Renátó Olasz

– Awards –

  • Animafest Zagreb

    Special Mention

  • Kecskemét Animation
    Film Festival

    Best Feature Film

  • Festival Européen
    du Film Fantastique
    de Strassbourg

    The Silver Méliès Prize

  • Bucheon International
    Animation Film Festival

    SK Telekom AI Creative Award

– Festivals –

  • Berlin International Film Festival Berlin, Germany
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Beijing International Film Festival Beijing, China
  • Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, Austria
  • Bard College Berlin Berlin, Germany
  • World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia
  • International Filmfest Emden-Norderney Emden-Norderney, Germany
  • Transilvania International Film Festival Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Mediterranean Film Festival Split Split, Croatia
  • Evia Film Project Evia, Greece
  • International Animated Film Festival ANIMATOR Poznan, Poland
  • Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival Zagreb, Croatia
  • Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Galway Film Fleadh Galway, Ireland
  • China Animation Week Beijing, China
  • Melbourne International Film Festival Melbourne, Australia
  • Sarajevo Film Festival Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Danube Film Festival Belgrade, Serbia
  • Fantoche International Animation Film Festival Baden, Switzerland
  • Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival Helsinki, Finland
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa, Canada
  • Filmfestival Munster Munster, Germany
  • Haifa International Film Festival Haifa, Israel
  • Vancouver International Film Festival Vancouver, Canada
  • Filmtett Hungarian Cinema in Romania Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Bogota International Film Festival Bogota, Colombia
  • CinEast - Central and Eastern European Film Festival Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Festival do Rio Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia Sitges, Spain
  • ANIMEST Bucharest International Animation Film Festival Bucharest, Romania
  • Philadelphia Film Festival Philadelphia, USA
  • Bucheon International Animation Festival Bucheon, South Korea
  • Science New Wave Festival New York, USA
  • Raindance Film Festival London, UK
  • Jio Mami Mumbai Film Festival Mumbai, India
  • Ankara International Film Festival Ankara, Turkey
  • Leeds International Film Festival Leeds, UK
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Calgary European Film Festival Calgary, Canada
  • Denver Film Festival Denver, USA
  • TAIFAS - Festival of Films, Art and Balkanic Culture Tmisoara, Romania
  • Fancine - Fantastic Film Festival of Malaga Malaga, Spain
  • ANIMAFEST GDANSK - International Animation Film Festival Gdansk, Poland
  • European Film Forum SCANORAMA Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Days of East European Films Dresden, Germany
  • Manchester Animation Festival Manchester, UK
  • Torino Film Festival Torino, Italy
  • Animateka International Animated Film Festival Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Take One Action Film Festival Glasgow, UK
  • El Gouna Film Festival El Gouna, Egypt
  • Festival du film d'animation Annecy, France
  • Festival du film romantique Cabourg, France
  • Star Saint-Exupery Strasbourg, France
  • Festival Européen du Film Fantastique Strasbourg, France
  • Festival Close up Paris, France
  • Festival du film Européen Houlgate, France
  • Carrefour du cinéma d'animation Paris, France
  • Les Hivernales Annecy, France
  • Les Arcs Film Festival Bourg-Saint-Maurice, France
  • Quimper Images et Films Festival Quimper, France
  • Chef op' en lumière Chalon sur Saône, France
  • Magyar Mozgókép Fesztivál Budapest, Hungary
  • Kecskemét Animation Film Festival Kecskemét, Hungary
  • Anilogue International Animation Festival Budapest, Hungary