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A.k.a.
The Red Balloon
Year
1956
Runtime
34 min.
Director
Albert Lamorisse
Genres
Fantasy, Family
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
11,535
Checks
5,629
Favs
507
Dislikes
22
Favs/checks
9.0% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
23:1
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  1. invisiblecities's avatar

    invisiblecities

    i was kinda hoping that they were going to take their revenge on those asshole kids 6 years 2 months ago
  2. greenhorg's avatar

    greenhorg

    I initially thought the balloons were all like 'forget this place' and returning to their home planet.

    I like my ending better.
    6 years 6 months ago
  3. Flavio's avatar

    Flavio

    this movie must have the most touching deflating scene of a balloon in cinematic history. 1 year 8 months ago
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In 9 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #18 in Brief Encounters
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  2. This movie ranks #29 in Shorts
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  3. This movie ranks #73 in François Truffaut's The Films of My Life
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    73
  4. This movie ranks #92 in Times' 100 Best French Films
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    92
  5. This movie ranks #136 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  6. This movie ranks #294 in Empire 500
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  7. This movie ranks #650 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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    650
  8. This movie ranks #718 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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    718
  9. This movie ranks #763 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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    763
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