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Uniform Title Ballon rouge (Motion picture)
Title Le ballon rouge [videorecording] = The Red Balloon / produced by Films Montsouris, a film by Albert Lamorisse ; director of production, Michel Pezin ; written and directed by Albert Lamorisse.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs    J RED    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile DVD    J RED    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Juvenile DVD    J RED    Available
Description 1 videodisc (34 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital video mono rda
video file DVD rda
Motion picture
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored High-Definition digital transfer.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Wladimir Popof, Paul Perey, Renée Marion, Sabine Lamorisse, Michel Pezin, Renaud Séchan, David Séchan, Children of Ménilmontat.
Credits Director of photography, Edmond Séchan ; editor, Pierre Gillette ; music, Maurice Le Roux.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Summary Pascal is a young French boy who discovers a stray balloon on the streets of Paris that seems to have a mind of its own and begins to follow Pascal everywhere. The two become inseparable, yet the world's harsh realities finally interfere. A touching allegory of the magic powers of love and friendship.
Note Special features: New theatrical trailer.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Original (Albert Lamorisse)
Cannes Film Festival, 1956: Golden Palm - Best Short film (Albert Lamorisse)
Contents Special features include: New theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation.
Subject Balloons -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Schoolboys -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Friendship -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
20e Arrondissement (Paris, France) -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, French.
Foreign films
Fantasy films.
Fiction films.
Short films.
Feature films.
Added Author Lamorisse, Pascal. Actor.
Sellier, Georges, 1893-1988. Actor.
Popov, Vladimir A. Actor.
Perey, Paul. Actor.
Marion, Renée. Actor.
Lamorisse, Sabine. Actor.
Pezin, Michel. Actor. Director.
Renaud, 1952- Actor.
Séchan, David. Actor.
Lamorisse, Albert. Screenwriter. Director. Producer.
Séchan, Edmond, 1919-2002. Cinematographer.
Gillette, Pierre. Film editor.
Le Roux, Maurice. Composer.
Films Montsouris.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Red balloon
ISBN 9781604650303
6311863243 : DVD
9786311863244 : DVD
Standard No. 715515028820
Music No. CC1746D Criterion Collection

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