The Rocket

The Rocket
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Synopsis

Laos: A ten year old boy, Ahlo, who is believed to bring bad luck, is blamed for a string of disasters. When his family loses their home and are forced to move, Ahlo meets the spirited orphan Kia and her eccentric uncle Purple: an ex-soldier with a purple suit, a rice-wine habit and a fetish for James Brown. Struggling to hang on to his...

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Starring

Sitthiphon Disamoe, Loungnam Kaosainam, Alice Keohavong, Thep Phongam, Sumrit Warin

Production Details

  • Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (NR), Contains moderate sex references and a scene of accidental death
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 36 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Laos: A ten year old boy, Ahlo, who is believed to bring bad luck, is blamed for a string of disasters. When his family loses their home and are forced to move, Ahlo meets the spirited orphan Kia and her eccentric uncle Purple: an ex-soldier with a purple suit, a rice-wine habit and a fetish for James Brown. Struggling to hang on to his father's trust, Ahlo leads his family, Purple and Kia through a land scarred by war in search of a new home. In a last plea to try and prove he's not cursed, Ahlo builds a giant explosive rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival. As the most bombed country in the world shoots back at the sky, a boy will reach to the heavens for forgiveness

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 36 min.
  • In Cinemas
    Friday, 14 March, 2014
  • Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (NR), Contains moderate sex references and a scene of accidental death
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Kim Mordaunt
  • Writer(s)
    Kim Mordaunt
  • Studio
    Eureka Entertainment
  • Format(s)
    2D

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