Flight of the Red Balloon

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Flight of the Red Balloon

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Flight of the Red Balloon

Release Date: May 17, 2007

Year    :   2007
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Genres    :   Family, Drama
Production Companies    :   3H Productions, Margo Films, Les Films du Lendemain, CinéCinéma, Sofica Poste Image, La Région Île-de-France, Soficinéma 3, Canal+, ARTE France Cinéma, Musée d'Orsay
Director    :   Hou Hsiao-hsien
Producers    :   Rémi Burah, François Margolin, Kristina Larsen
Writers    :   Hou Hsiao-hsien, François Margolin
RunTime    :   117 mins.
Budget    :   3000000

The first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, 'Flight of the Red Balloon' tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student. The film was shot in August and September 2006 on location in Paris. This is Hou Hsiao-Hsien's first Western film. It is based on the classic French short The Red Balloon directed by Albert Lamorisse.

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