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).See all virtual titles