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BUOYANCY

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Directed by Rodd Rathjen
Australia, 2019
Drama

Synopsis

Tired of toiling in rice fields, 14-year-old Chakra leaves Cambodia in search of a Bangkok factory job. After paying smugglers to ferry him over the border, Chakra is instead traded to a seafood trawler where violence and murder are routine, all under the watch of a ruthless and sadistic captain.

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Synopsis

Tired of toiling in rice fields, 14-year-old Chakra leaves Cambodia in search of a Bangkok factory job. After paying smugglers to ferry him over the border, Chakra is instead traded to a seafood trawler where violence and murder are routine, all under the watch of a ruthless and sadistic captain.

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BuoyancyDirected byRodd Rathjen

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2019 | 3rd place: Panorama Audience Award (Fiction Film)
2019 | Winner: Ecumenical Jury Prize (Panorama)
Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
2020 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

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