About

A young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris. The two become inseparable, yet the world’s harsh realities finally interfere.

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Directed by

Albert Lamorisse

Written by

Albert Lamorisse (Writer)

Runtime

34 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

The Academy Award Winning Sensation!

Cast

Keywords

friendship paris, france chase children childhood little boy unlikely friendship pursuit balloon foot chase kid gang balloons fleeing

Lists

#294 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#718 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Original