The Red balloon (K) = Le Ballon rouge

France, 1956

Film
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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)

Credits

production company

Films Montsouris

Duration

00:34:15:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

39151

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - France - Cannes - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children's films - France

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - France

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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