This endearing coming-of-age story follows fourth-grader Aoyama’s efforts to uncover the secrets behind the mystery appearance of penguins in his village.
Based on the award-winning novel by Tomihiko Morimi (The Tatami Galaxy and The Eccentric Family), PENGUIN HIGHWAY is an energetic animated debut and is sure to impress you with its heart, as well as its colourful and whimsical palette.
This screening is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in partnership with SIGGRAPH Asia and QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque.
This is a FREE event (registration not required).
Director: Hiroyasu Ishida
Producers: Yoko Matsuzaki, Koji Yamamoto
Language: Japanese, with English subtitles
Running time: 118 mins
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