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The Red Balloon

Video

Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Oscar 1956

Winner of the Palme d'Or 1956 Cannes Film Festival (short film)

A Boy makes friends with a seemingly sentient balloon, and it begins to follow him. It follows the boy to school, to the bus, and to church. Boy and balloon play together in the streets of Paris and try to elude a gang of boys that wants to destroy the balloon. Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Oscar, and there is almost no dialog spoken in the film.


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Publisher: Echelon Studios

Streaming video

  • Release date: August 11, 2015
  • Duration: 00:34:17
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Short Film

    Languages

    English

    Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Oscar 1956

    Winner of the Palme d'Or 1956 Cannes Film Festival (short film)

    A Boy makes friends with a seemingly sentient balloon, and it begins to follow him. It follows the boy to school, to the bus, and to church. Boy and balloon play together in the streets of Paris and try to elude a gang of boys that wants to destroy the balloon. Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Oscar, and there is almost no dialog spoken in the film.


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