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The Red Balloon


Dir. Albert Lamorisse, 1956, 34 mins. 35mm. French with English subtitles (almost no dialogue). The Red Balloon is one of the most enchanting and beloved children’s films of all time. A young boy finds a stray balloon; the two soon become inseparable as the boy follows the balloon through the streets of Paris. With its rich colors and exquisite visuals, The Red Balloon is a magical experience on the big screen, especially in a restored 35mm print.

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