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RomanceDrama13+ (PG-13)20081h 37m
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The Black Balloon (2008)

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Romance Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20081h 37m

Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an embarrassment in public, so when Thomas is attracted to Jackie, a girl in his swim class, Charlie presents any number of obstacles when she drops by their house, when the three of them go for a walk, and during a family birthday dinner. Can Thomas find a way to enter the world of teen romance and still be his brother's keeper, or is Charlie's disability going to prove more than Thomas can handle?The Black Balloon featuring Toni Collette and Rhys Wakefield is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (8,890 votes).

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The Black Balloon has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (8,890 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an embarrassment in public, so when Thomas is attracted to Jackie, a girl in his swim class, Charlie presents any number of obstacles when she drops by their house, when the three of them go for a walk, and during a family birthday dinner. Can Thomas find a way to enter the world of teen romance and still be his brother's keeper, or is Charlie's disability going to prove more than Thomas can handle?

Age rating: 13+ (PG-13)
Runtime: 1h 37m

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Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Related Tags: DoctorFemale Director
Country of origin: Australia
Original Release Date: Mar 8, 2008