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  • Director Albert Lamorisse
  • Runtime 34 minutes
  • Genres Fantasy, Drama, Family
  • Language French

Le ballon rouge

The Red Balloon
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The Academy Award Winning Sensation!

In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris. The two become inseparable, yet the world’s harsh realities finally interfere. With its glorious palette and allegorical purity, this Academy Award-winning short film has enchanted young and old for generations.

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