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Satellite Boy

Director: CATRIONA MCKENZIE

90 minutes, Australia, 2012, Adventure/Drama


Ten-year-old Pete lives with his elderly grandfather, Jagamarra, in an abandoned cinema in the Outback town of Wyndham, Australia.  When Pete learns that their house is going to be destroyed, he and his troublesome friend Kalmain journey to the city to argue with authorities. On their way, they get lost in the Bush. Pete is forced to rely on the ancient Aboriginal ways that Jagamarra has taught him in order to survive. The boys learn true friendship in this tale of adventure and tradition that is set against magnificent landscape and great open skies.

Age 10+

These films are screening as part of the IFI Family Festival 2013 (July 11th – 14th).

 

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