Buoyancy

Director: Rodd Rathjen Run Time: 93 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2020 Language: Thai, Khmer with English subtitles

“A harrowing edge-of-your-seat adventure tale with social punch.” – Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

About the film:

Australia’s official submission to the Academy Awards for Best International Feature. 14-year-old Chakra is sold as a slave laborer to the captain of a Thai fishing vessel. The captain’s rule on board is cruel and arbitrary.

About the filmmakers:

Writer-director Rodd Rathjen’s debut feature film. Producers Kristina Ceyton and Samantha Jennings are the team behind writer-director Jennifer Kent’s critically acclaimed debut feature The Babadook (2014) and her follow-up The Nightingale (2018).

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