Two Aussie Films Selected To Play At Berlin Film Festival 2013 Children’s Generation Program

berlinaleAnd they are…

THE ROCKET
96 mins
Synopsis: A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, to prove he’s not cursed he builds a giant rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.
Production Company: Red Lamp Films Pty Ltd
Producer: Sylvia Wilczynski
Exec Producers: Bridget Ikin, Triphet Rookachat, Michael Wrenn
Associate Producer: Pauline Phayvanh Phoumindr
Writer/Director: Kim Mordaunt
Cast: Sitthiphon Disamoe, Loungnam Kaosainam, Thep Phongam
International Sales: LevelK ApS
Australian Distributor: Curious Film

SATELLITE BOY
90 mins
Synopsis: Pete is 10 years old and lives in the outback with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema. When his home is threatened by developers, Pete travels to the city with his best friend Kalmain to try and save his home…
Production Company: Satellite Films
Producers: David Jowsey, Julie Ryan
Writer/Director: Catriona McKenzie
Cast: David Gulpilil, Cameron Wallaby
International Sales: Celluloid Dreams
Australian Distributor: Hopscotch eOne Films

 

Go Aussie Go! My thanks to if.com.au for the film bios!