The Red Balloon (1956)

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Directed By Albert Lamorisse Albert Lamorisse Starring Pascal Lamorisse Pascal Lamorisse  •  Georges Sellier Georges Sellier  •  Vladimir Popov Vladimir Popov  •  René Marion René Marion  •  Sabine Lamorisse Sabine Lamorisse Genres Adventure  •  Family  •  Family-Oriented Adventure  •  Family-Oriented Fantasy  •  Fantasy  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Short Film Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  The Criterion Collection  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Winning  •  Prix Louis-Delluc
Other Titles Le ballon rouge [France] Release Info 1956-10-15T00:00:00Z October 15, 1956
Color  •  34 minutes NR Rated NR
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Ufhamlet

Ufhamlet on 5/27/2013 Reply  · 

Good: watching The Red Balloon with my boys.

Great: explaining the symbolism of wonder, joy, and adversity with them.

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Flake

Flake on 6/22/2015 Reply  · 

Pretty interesting movie about a ballon which has more personality then 90 % of people you will ever meet.

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AlgorithmJMO

AlgorithmJMO on Jan 5 Reply  · 

Did not expect to get so emotionally involved with a half-hour short about a balloon

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