the blimp trap

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FEATURE FILM / FAMILY DRAMA / 2016

SYNOPSIS

Nine-year-old Harwood isn't like other boys in 1977 Texas. After losing his brother in a tragic car crash, his mother takes up drinking, and Harwood finds comfort in his best friend -- fellow-nine-year-old Billy, the mentally-handicapped girl from down the street. Together, they watch the famous blimp fly overhead, and craft a "blimp trap" to catch it for their very oWN. THEY'RE TEASED FOR THEIR SPECIAL GAME AND THEIR FRIENDSHIP, UNTIL ONE DAY, SOMETHING MIRACULOUS HAPPENS.

Awards


WORLDFEST INTL FILM FEST.HOUSTON, TX / "BEST SCREENPLAY GOLD REMI"


WORLDFEST INTL FILM FEST.HOUSTON, TX / "BEST DRAMATIC ADAPTATION PLATINUM REMI"

Creators


directed by - shawn welling

written by - shawn welling

film co - welling films

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