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Title Flight of the red balloon / 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, François Margolin ; a film by Hou Hsiao Hsien
Published Montreal : Séville Pictures Inc., 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  791.4372 Hsi/Fot  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
Inspired by the 1956 film classic short by Albert Lamorisse
Credits Director of photography, Mark Lee Ping Bing
Cast Juliette Binoche, Simon Iteanu, Hippolyte Girardot, Fong Song, Louise Margolin
Notes DVD. Produced for region 2
In French with English subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Babysitters -- Drama.
College students -- Employment -- Drama.
Imagination -- Drama.
Feature films -- France.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947-
Margolin, François, 1955-
Larsen, Kristina
Binoche, Juliette, 1964-
Iteanu, Simon.
Giradot, 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)
Séville Pictures.