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Red Balloon / Le Ballon Rouge

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
8.75 /10
Pascal Lamorisse, Maurice Le Roux ,
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Directed by: Albert Lamorisse
Written by: Albert Lamorisse

Released: 1956
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: France
Colour: c
Length: 0

A lonely boy (Pascal Lamorisse) makes friends with a balloon.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Whimsical and sentimental, but it's also beautifully photographed and a touching metaphor for the freedom and innocence of childhood. A classic short film.

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