WINNER – Paper Planes
Director: Robert Connolly
Producer: Robert Connolly, Liz Kearney, Maggie Miles
Starring: Sam Worthington, Ed Oxenbould, David Wenham, Ena Imai, Nicholas Bakopoulos-Cooke, Terry Norris, Deborah Mailman
Paper Planes is a family film that tells the story of a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his journey to compete in the world paper plane championships in Japan.
Eleven-year-old Dylan meets the junior Japanese champion Kimi in the national paper plane championships in Sydney, Australia. They develop a close bond, challenging each other to create a plane that has never been seen before.
Directed by one of Australia’s leading filmmakers Robert Connolly, the film is set in iconic locations, with engaging characters and a powerful story of friendship between two countries.
[email protected]: A presentation of the Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere Fund.