In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet, enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves…
Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2013
A construction worker and a music student foolishly fiddle with an alien transportation device and are flung to a far-off planet from which they try to find their way home. The planet Pluk is an alien world of sand where a simple match stick is of unbelievable value, and people meet and greet each other by the colour of their pants.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.