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Red Balloon / Le Ballon Rouge


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  Red Balloon  / Le Ballon Rouge Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
8.75 /10
 
Starring
Pascal Lamorisse, Maurice Le Roux ,
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Directed by: Albert Lamorisse
Written by: Albert Lamorisse

 
 
 
Released: 1956
   
Genre: DRAMA
FOREIGN
FAMILY
   
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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