The Black Balloon

The Black Balloon
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The Black Balloon
Australia, 2008, 97 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: UK
Topics: Coming of Age, Woman Director
Programs: Best of the Fest, World Cinema Now
Language: English

Awards: Australian AFI Award Best Feature

Jan. 7 is Student Screening Day: ONLY open to students with current school ID.

Thomas' father puts him in charge of his autistic brother Charlie. With the help of his new girlfriend he thinks he can handle it, but Charlie's unusual antics take them all on a wild emotional journey. The Black Balloon is a story about fitting in, discovering love and accepting your family.

DIRECTOR: Elissa Down
Producer: Tristram Miall
Editor: Veronika Jenet
Screenwriter: Elissa Down, Jimmy the Exploder
Cinematographer: Denson Baker
Music: Michael Yezerski
Principal Cast: Toni Collette, Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson, Gemma Ward
Filmography: Pink Pyjamas (2001)

Sponsor:
City of Indian Wells

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