The Red Balloon

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Overview

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.

  1. Albert Lamorisse

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. PL

    Pascal Lamorisse

    Pascal the Boy

  2. GS

    Georges Sellier

    Shopkeeper

  3. PP

    Paul Perey

  4. VP

    Vladimir Popov

    Un locataire

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Original Title Le ballon rouge

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 11, 1957
    NR, Theatrical

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