• 2020
  • UK
  • 1h
  • Directed by: Steve McQueen
  • Cast: Kenyah Sandy, Naomi Ackie, Daniel Francis

Part of director Steve McQueen's anthology series Small Axe, which centres upon life in London's West Indian community in the '50s through to the '80s. The coming of age story of 12-year-old Kingsley, who has a fascination for astronauts and rockets.

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