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Directed by Rodd Rathjen
Australia, 2019


A 14-year-old Cambodian boy leaves home in search of a better life but is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he realises his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.

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Buoyancy Directed by Rodd Rathjen

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2019 | 3rd place: Panorama Audience Award (Fiction Film)

2019 | Winner: Ecumenical Jury Prize (Panorama)

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