Flight of the red balloon

Flight of the red balloon

DVD - 2008 | French
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After finding herself completely engrossed in a puppet show she is writing, a single mother hires a film student to care for her young son.
Publisher: [United States] : Ifc Films, 2008.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.


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Sep 17, 2012

Loved it! Will watch anything with Juliette Binoche.

Dec 03, 2011

slow,slow, and slower describes this film

Mar 27, 2010

This is a distant adaptation of The Red Balloon (Le Ballon Rouge). I found it a little too long but the cinematic style really makes you think because it is so realistic and in a way poetic as well. It is such a perfect picture of everyday life and it just strikes you as being different from all of the other unrealistic, far-fetched Hollywood movies that are sometimes made nowadays. So don't expect any dramatic explosions, car crashes, guns, or vampires. There isn't necessarily a specific plot. Basically it's a "slice-of-life" movie. You could say that without all of that 'Hollywood action' it's kinda boring, or you could call it realistically refreshing.

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