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Title Flight of the red balloon [videorecording] / François Margolin and Kristina Larsen in association with Hou Hsiao Hsien present an IFC Films release, a Margo Films-Les Films du Lendemain production in coproduction with 3H Productions, Arte France Cínéma in partnership with Le Musée D'Orsay with the participation of Canal+, Cine Cinema, La Sofica Poste Image and with the support of La Région Ile-de-France international sales Films Distribution in association with Soficinema3 ; producers, François Margolin, Kristina Larsen ; script, Hou Hsiao Hsien, François Margolin ; a film by Hou Hsiao Hsien.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, [2008]


Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Inspired by the 1956 film classic short by Albert Lamorisse.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Credits Director of photography, Mark Lee Ping Bing.
Cast Juliette Binoche, Simon Iteanu, Hippolyte Girardot, Fang Song, Louise Margolin.
Summary Simon is dealing with the increased fragility of his loving yet preoccupied mother, Suzanne. When a Taiwanese film student, Song, is hired to help care for Simon, a unique extended family is formed. The two become completely dependent on each other, yet both are lost in separate dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon.
System Details DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Language Closed-captioned,
French dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Babysitters -- Drama.
College students -- Employment -- Drama.
Imagination -- Drama.
Balloons -- Drama.
Madre e hijo -- Teatro.
Cuidado de niños -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Feature films.
Added Author Margolin, François, 1955-
Larsen, Kristina.
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947-
Binoche, Juliette, 1964-
Iteanu, Simon.
Girardot, Hippolyte, 1955-
Fang, Song.
Margolin, Louise.
Lamorisse, Albert. Ballon rouge. English.
IFC Films.
Margo Films (Firm)
Films du Lendemain.
San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si)
Arte France cinéma (Firm)
Musée d'Orsay.
Studio Canal+.
Ciné Cinéma (Firm)
Sofica poste image (Firm)
Genius Entertainment.
Added Title Voyage du ballon rouge
Standard No. 796019814751
Music No. 81475 Genius Entertainment

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