The Black Balloon 1999
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford|
|Supporting actors||Toni Collette, Erik Thomson, Gemma Ward, Sarah Woods, Sam Fraser, Makirum Fahey-Leigh, Oliver Brookes, Jan Ringrose, Bradley Orford, Zelie Bullen, Anthony Phelan, Deborah Piper, Henry Nixon, Jim Maxwell, Rebecca Massey, Ryan Clark, Aaron Glenane, Lisa Kowalski|
|MPAA rating||PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
To my delight, this film is about acceptance to non-acceptance to acceptance again.
The story follows their life but also deals with the daily challenges that a family faces when dealing with a child or brother with autism.
When I can laugh, cry, and feel like I just got a gift from watching a movie then I know it is A MUST SEE for everyone!
A nice effort to provide a sense of what it is like to live in a family with a high-needs autistic person. Sensitively done. Beware of tears.Published 3 months ago by Bounhang Cozad
This is a great indie film. If you haven't seen it you need to change that. You won't be disappointed.Published 11 months ago by Adam Lee Mullen
I'm a high school teacher and I bought this to show my classes b/c it was only rated PG-13. There was a lot of sexual inferences and suggestions. Read morePublished 17 months ago by sherrie
Describing why I like the "The Black Balloon" is hard. It's not the usual type of movie I'm drawn to. It doesn't have big explosions or lots of quirky comedy. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Madeline
Lots of water symbolism in this movie, like with Charlie's Noah's Ark play, and his brother Thomas' lifeguard training. And there's a bathtub scene at the end! Read morePublished 22 months ago by Yosuta
THE BLACK BALLOON is an immediately real Australian film about Charlie, a boy-man with severe autism and ADD, and his family. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Doug Park