The Rocket

Program Running Time 96 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Kim Mordaunt
(Laos, Thailand, Australia, 2013, 96 mins, DCP)

A ten-year-old pariah desperately strives to earn redemption and reverse his family’s fortunes by constructing a prize-winning rocket. Making exemplary use of his Laos setting, Kim Mordaunt crafts "a lush and bruising coming-of-age story…"—Screen. Winner, Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature, Best Actor, Tribeca 2013; Audience Award, Sydney 2013.