The Red Balloon (Criterion Collection) (1956)
One of the most charming films ever made, this Oscar-winning short subject from France follows a young boy who makes friends with a bright red balloon and shows their travels one day through Paris. Using no dialogue, the story is told through music and everyday sounds. Stars Pascal Lamorisse (son of director Albert Lamorisse). 34 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Original Screenplay