BUOYANCY

In Cinemas September 26

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Film synopsis

A 14-year-old Cambodian boy secretly leaves home in search of a better life, but is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he decides his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.

 

Nominations:

Amnesty International Award nomination

GWFF Best First Feature Award nomination, Berlinale

Asia Pacific Screen Awards – In Competition

CinefestOz – In Competition

ATOM Award nomination – Best Fiction Feature Film

 

Awards:

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Berlinale

3rd Place Audience Award, Berlinale

5th Place, Audience Award – Melbourne International Film Festival 2019

Running time

92 minutes

Country of origin

Australia

Year of production

2019

Cast

Sarm Heng
Thanawut Kasro
Mony Ros
Saichia Wongwirot
Yothin Udomsanti

Director

Rodd Rathjen

Producer

Samantha Jennings, Kristina Ceyton, Rita Walsh

Genres

Available formats

DCP

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