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The Rocket to be Australia’s great Oscar hope

The Rocket will be Australia’s entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards, The Australian reports. This heart-warming coming of age story set in Laos comes from Australian director Kim Mordaunt, and has been winning over viewers around the globe. Snagging Audience Awards at the Tribeca, Sydney, and Melbourne Film Festivals […]

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Sydney Film Festival – The Rocket review

By Simon Miraudo June 10, 2013 Crowd-pleasers come in many mysterious packages, and there might not be a bigger crowd-pleaser this year than The Rocket; a disarming fable about a makeshift family desperately seeking a place to live in a ravaged Laos. Australian writer-director Kim Mordaunt continues the work he started with 2007’s documentary Bomb […]

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