The Rocket

Set against the lush backdrop of rural Laos, this spirited drama tells the story of scrappy ten-year-old Ahlo, who yearns to break free from his ill-fated destiny. After his village is displaced to make way for a massive dam, Ahlo escapes with his father and grandmother through the Laotian outback in search of a new home. Along the way, they come across a rocket festival that offers Ahlo a lucrative but dangerous chance to prove his worth.

Year: 2013
Genre: Drama, Asian Cinema
Country: Australia, Thailand, Laos
Director: Kim Mordaunt
Starring: Sitthiphon Disamoe, Suthep Po-ngam, Boonsri Yindee, Alice Keohavong, Sumrit Warin, Loungnam Kaosainam
Duration: 96 Minutes
Rating: M - Nudity
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Asia)



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