The Rocket

WM Premiere: The Rocket (2014, Australia & Laos)

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  • WM Premiere: The Rocket (2014, Australia & Laos)
  • Sally Luff
  • April 4, 2016

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. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he’s not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.

Winner of both the Best First Feature award at the Berlinale and Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca, as well as the AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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