The Black Balloon (2008)

Black Balloon
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Foreign
Keywords coming-of-age
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Mark Turnbull Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Melissa Hayward Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Kelly Vincent Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000006
Denson Baker Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Hamish Roxburgh Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Sue Mackay Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Elissa Down Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jimmy Jack Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Cameron Wintour Unit Manager n/a 120832 5000001
Jules O'Loughlin Photography n/a 120835 6000002
Veronika Jenet Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ben Osmo Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000002
Dave Roberts Special Effects Coordinator n/a 241 23000001
Anika Valenti Production Secretary n/a 367 25000001
Mark Van Kool Boom Operator n/a 215 14000001
Clea "Wizzy" Molineaux Makeup Designer n/a 447 13000001
Michael Yezerski Original Music n/a 120838 8000001
Nicholas McCallum Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Nikki Barrett Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Mark Gooder Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000009
Toni Collette Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000008
Firass Dirani Actor Russell 1 1000007
Ngoc "Phan Ngoc Dung" Phan Actor Teacher's Aide 1 1000008
Jonathan Nguyen Actor Tyler 1 1000009
Nathin Butler Actor Chris 1 1000010
Lloyd Allison-Young Actor James 1 1000006
Erik Thomson Actor Simon Mollison 1 1000005
Rhys Wakefield Actor Thomas Mollison 1 1000002
Gemma Ward Actor Jackie 1 1000003
Luke Ford Actor Charlie Mollison 1 1000004
Aaron Glennane Actor Bucko 1 1000011
Lisa Kowalski Actor Sally 1 1000012
Mark Turnbull Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Anita Belgiorno-Nettis Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000006
Sally Chesher Co-Executive Producer n/a 185 3000007
Jimmy Jack Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Elissa Down Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Elissa Down Director n/a 2 2000001
Tristram Miall Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sally Ayre-Smith Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Toni Collette Actor Maggie 1 1000001
Synopsis
Thomas and his family who move to a new home where he starts at a new school. All he wants to do is to fit in, but when his pregnant mother has to take things easy, he is put in charge of his autistic older brother, Charlie. Thomas, with the help of his new girlfriend, Jackie, then faces his biggest challenge yet. Charlie's unusual antics take Thomas on an emotional journey that causes pent-up frustrations towards his brother to pour out.