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  • The Black Balloon (2008)
  • PG-13
    97 min | Drama, Romance
The Black Balloon (2008)
PG-13
97 min | Drama, Romance

All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence but his autistic brother, Charlie, thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend, Jackie, accept his brother?
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Director
Elissa Down (directed by)
Producer
Tristram Miall (produced by)
Composer
Michael Yezerski (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Veronika Jenet (edited by)
Casting Director
Nikki Barrett (casting)
Production Designer
Nicholas McCallum (as Nick McCallum)
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Release date
Oct 16, 2008 (United States)

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73 cast members
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Rhys Wakefield
Thomas Mollison Thomas Mollison   See fewer
Luke Ford
Charlie Mollison Charlie Mollison   See fewer
Toni Collette
Maggie Mollison Maggie Mollison   See fewer
Erik Thomson
Simon Mollison Simon Mollison   See fewer
Gemma Ward
Jackie Masters Jackie Masters   See fewer
Sarah Woods
Woman Next Door Woman Next Door   See fewer
Sam Fraser
Kid Next Door Kid Next Door   See fewer
Makirum Fahey-Leigh
Mate of Kid Next Door Mate of Kid Next Door   See fewer
Oliver Brookes
Other Mate of Kid Next Door Other Mate of Kid Next Door   See fewer
Jan Ringrose
Neighbour Neighbour   See fewer
Bradley Orford
Neighbour Neighbour   See fewer
Zelie Bullen
Mother in Van Mother in Van   See fewer
Anthony Phelan
Mr. Masters Mr. Masters   See fewer
Deborah Piper
Janet - Social Worker Janet - Social Worker   See fewer
Henry Nixon
Trevor - Social Worker Trevor - Social Worker   See fewer
Jim Maxwell
Cricket Commentator (voice) (as James Maxwell) Cricket Commentator (voice) (as James Maxwell)   See fewer
Rebecca Massey
Miss Babb Miss Babb   See fewer
Nathin Art Butler
Chris (as Nathin Butler) Chris (as Nathin Butler)   See fewer
Carla Gee
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
Toby Molineaux
Student Who Gets Hit Student Who Gets Hit   See fewer
Yure Covich
Maths Teacher Maths Teacher   See fewer
Paul Doyle
P.E. Teacher P.E. Teacher   See fewer
Andrew James
Teacher at Fight Teacher at Fight   See fewer
Firass Dirani
Russell Russell   See fewer
Ngoc Phan
Teacher's Aide Teacher's Aide   See fewer
Sally Evans
Girl on Bus Girl on Bus   See fewer
Kate Box
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
Zoe Carides
Russell's Mum Russell's Mum   See fewer
George Badawi
Russell's Dad Russell's Dad   See fewer
Jeffery Armstrong
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Robert Armstrong
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Rosemary Armstrong
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Holly Austin
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Alexander Berlage
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George Bountros
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Matthew Cahill
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Cameron Fyfe
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Jordan Hagivassilis
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Tyne Miller
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Lachlan Monaghan
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Jared Ohlstein
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Mathew Parsons
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Amy Jo Farrow Potts
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Andrew Ryan
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Ellie Singer
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Edward Smith
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat'   See fewer
Kieran Smith
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Gemma Thomas
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Jackson T. Trout
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Tom Trout
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat!'   See fewer
Shai de Vletter-Sont
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat' Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat'   See fewer
Sonny Vrebac
Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat' (as Sinisa Vrebac) Student on Bus and in Musical 'Afloat' (as Sinisa Vrebac)   See fewer
Arahni Sont
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Claire McCarthy
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Judy Singer
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Terry Flanagan
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
Millie Spencer-Brown
Checkout Girl (as Millie Spencer Brown) Checkout Girl (as Millie Spencer Brown)   See fewer
Inge Sildnik
Supermarket Customer Supermarket Customer   See fewer
Birthe Nohrden
Supermarket Customer Supermarket Customer   See fewer
Jennifer Cutler
Maternity Ward Patient Maternity Ward Patient   See fewer
Michael Allison
Maternity Ward Husband Maternity Ward Husband   See fewer
Martin Lynes
Emergency Doctor Emergency Doctor   See fewer
Eliza Logan
Emergency Nurse Emergency Nurse   See fewer
Sofia Fedirchuk
Baby Sophie Baby Sophie   See fewer
Indigo Cumming
Baby Sophie Baby Sophie   See fewer
James Duffy
Baby Sophie Baby Sophie   See fewer
Andy Meritakis
Daniel (uncredited) Daniel (uncredited)   See fewer
Louise Sykes
Maternity Nurse (uncredited) Maternity Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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