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1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Ahlo's family moves after his village is cleared to make way for a new dam. They come across a rocket festival and Ahlo takes the opportunity to build his own rocket and prove his worth.

Cast: Sitthiphon Disamoe , Loungnam Kaosainam , Alice Keohavong , Thep Phongam , Sumrit Warin , Bunsri Yindi ,

Director: Kim Mordaunt

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Kino Lorber

The Rocket (2013)

Release Date: January 10th, 2014|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Watching Ahlo mix his explosives is like watching a Cordon Bleu chef whipping up a stupendous soufflé. show more

  • 60
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Young actor Sitthiphon Disamoe helps keep the tale of a can-do kid from becoming too cute. show more

  • 70
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    Yes, The Rocket is a sports movie, with an outcome that's easily foreseen. The cultural specifics of this Laos-set tale, however, are far less predictable. show more

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