The Red balloon (K) = Le Ballon rouge

France, 1956

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The Red balloon won many major awards on its release in 1956. A lonely french boy amazingly becomes friends with a red balloon which follows him to school and protects him in the streets of Paris. An absorbing and quite perfect fantasy. No dialogue. (Awards: Academy Award, Best Original Screenplay; Cannes, Best Short Film)

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Films Montsouris

director

Albert Lamorisse

Duration

00:34:15:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1956

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