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Dorchester - St. George Main Library DVD FIC RED (Text) 30018003094923 Adult DVD Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch DVD FIC RED (Text) 30018003086713 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1604650303
  • ISBN: 9781604650303
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (34 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: Full Screen DVD (in French with optional English subtitles).
  • Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [1956]

Content descriptions

General Note: Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Original (Albert Lamorisse)
Cannes Film Festival, 1956: Golden Palm - Best Short film (Albert Lamorisse)
Special features: New theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Edmond Séchan ; editor, Pierre Gillette ; music, Maurice Le Roux.
Participant or Performer Note: Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Wladimir Popof, Paul Perey, Renée Marion, Sabine Lamorisse, Michel Pezin, Renaud Séchan, David Séchan, Children of Ménilmontat.
Summary, etc.: Pascal is a young French boy who discovers a stray balloon on the streets of Paris that seems to have a mind of its own and begins to follow Pascal everywhere. The two beome inseparable, yet the world's harsh realities finally interfere. A touching allegory of the magic powers of love and friendship.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored High-Definition digital transfer.
Awards Note:
Cannes Film Festival, 1956: Golden Palm - Best Short film (Albert Lamorisse)
Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Original (Albert Lamorisse)
Subject: French language Feature films
Balloons
Schoolboys
Foreign films France Paris
Fantasy films
Short films
20e Arrondissement (Paris, France) Drama
Paris (France) Drama
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