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

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Original Title Le ballon rouge

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 11, 1957
    NR, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 34m

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100

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