Ballon Rouge (Le)
A film by Albert Lamorisse
- Children Drama
Le Ballon Rouge is a magical tale about the friendship between a little boy and a balloon in Paris in the 1950?s.
A boy finds a red balloon tied to a streetlight. From then on, the balloon follows him everywhere in the streets of Paris, causing surprise in the whole neighborhood and jealousy among other children...
- Pascal Lamorisse (The little boy)
- Albert Lamorisse
- Edmond Sechan
- Maurice Leroux
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awards & nominations
- Oscar winner, Best Original Screenplay, 1957 Academy Awards
- BAFTA 1957, Special Award
- Palme d'Or, Best Short Film, Cannes 1956
- Louis Delluc Prize, 1956
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