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109 Ratings

The Rocket

Directed by Kim Mordaunt
Australia, 2013


A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home.

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The Rocket Directed by Kim Mordaunt

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2013 | 5 wins including: Amnesty International Film Prize

Tribeca Film Festival

2013 | 3 wins including: Narrative (Audience Award)

Critics reviews

The remarkable success of this film is that it creates an incredibly rich, tangible, sticky sense of place and character, highlights pressing local issues without ever being pedagogic, and is sweet without ever being saccharine.
September 26, 2013
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