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Flight of the Red Balloon

Le voyage du ballon rouge

directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
France, 2007
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A blissful, breathtakingly gorgeous homage to Albert Lamorisse’s 1956 kid’s classic Le ballon rouge, concerning seven-year-old Simon and his life with his mother Suzanne, a performance artist, as they are seen through the eyes of a Chinese student hired as Simon’s nanny.

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