Friday, January 10 - Thursday, January 23, 2014
Noted documentarian Mordaunt’s award-winning narrative debut centers on Ahlo, a resourceful, ill-fated 10-year-old boy. Trekking through the Laotian outback to find a new home after his ancestral village is destroyed, Ahlo stumbles across a new town and its annual rocket-building festival. Determined to prove his worth to his family, he makes up his mind to go after the dangerous, lucrative grand prize.
Best Narrative Film, Best Actor, Audience Award: Tribeca Film Festival / Best Debut Film: Berlin Film Festival
- Country Australia/Laos/Thailand
- Language In Lao with English subtitles
- Running Time 96 minutes
- Director Kim Mordaunt
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