While his brother is fighting in WWI, a small independent Australian boy who lives in the countryside with his overbearing mother and pet dog and who must wear a leg brace decides to overcome his handicap no matter what.
A boy's first step towards manhood - like the balloon - he wants to be free!
Did You Know?
According to 29th August 1978 edition of the Sydney's 'The Sun-Herald' newspaper, the film's sales to "giant American and German markets have already recouped its $350,000 production cost". See more