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The Red balloon

Author: Albert LamorisseGeorges SellierWladimir PopofRenée MarionSabine LamorisseAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision, [1996]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Juvenile audience   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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A fantasy about a boy who makes friends with a balloon, that follows him everywhere, plays with it in the streets of Menilmontant and Montmartre, and tries unsuccessfully to elude the gang of urchins who endeavor to destroy it. The simplicity of the story combined with colorful Paris, make for a charming tale that has a surprise ending.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Short films
Children's films
Drama
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Lamorisse; Georges Sellier; Wladimir Popof; Renée Marion; Sabine Lamorisse; Renaud; David Séchan; Edmund Séchan; Maurice Le Roux; Pascal Lamorisse; Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780017668 9780780017665
OCLC Number: 781684628
Language Note: Without dialog.
Notes: Live action.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
First released in France under title: Le ballon rouge.
Credits: Director of photography, Edmund Séchan ; music, Maurice Le Roux.
Cast: Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Wladimir Popof.
Awards: Academy Award, Best original screenplay (1956)
Cannes Film Festival, Grand prize (1956)
New York Film Critics Award (1956)
American Film Festival, Best film of the decade (1968); ... [et al.]
Description: 1 videocassette (34 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS Hi-fi.
Other Titles: Albert Lamorisse's the Red balloon
Children's classic by Albert Lamorisse, The Red balloon
Responsibility: Films de France ; Films Montsouris ; written and directed by Albert Lamorisse.

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A fantasy about a boy who makes friends with a balloon, that follows him everywhere, plays with it in the streets of Menilmontant and Montmartre, and tries unsuccessfully to elude the gang of urchins who endeavor to destroy it. The simplicity of the story combined with colorful Paris, make for a charming tale that has a surprise ending.

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