• Film ID:
  • 18243
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=96 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • America.
  • Primary Language(s):
THE ROCKET (2014)
Cast
Director(s)
Categories
Review

Ten year old Ahlo, who is believed to bring bad luck, is blamed for a string of disasters within the village. When his family are forced from their home he 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. 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. A spirited, touching, witty and visually ravishing tale; which also subtly brings home the socio political and economic difficulties of the Laos people.

This film has received 187 Public Votes. If you like this film then cast your vote [here]