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The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 4, 2008
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:Juliette Binoche, Hippolyte Girardot, Simon Iteanu, Fang Song, Louise Margolin
Director:Hsiao-hsien Hou
Producer:François Margolin, Kristina Larsen
Writer:Hsiao-hsien Hou, François Margolin
Distributor:IFC First Take

Description: A precious young boy, Simon must deal with the increasing fragility of his mother, the loving yet preoccupied Suzanne.Completely immersed in her own tribulations, Suzanne hires Song, a Taiwanese film student, to help care for Simon. Together with Song, a unique extended family is formed, utterly interdependent yet lost in separate thoughts and dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon.

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