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5 Ratings


Directed by Stuart McDonald
Australia, 2015


The true story about an eccentric chicken farmer (Shane Jacobson) who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

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Oddball Directed by Stuart McDonald

Awards & Festivals

Seattle International Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Films4Families Youth Jury Award)

Mill Valley Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Mill Valley Film Festival Award

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2016 | Winner: Best Performance by a Young Actor

2016 | Nominee: Best Children's Film

AACTA International Awards

2016 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography