Flight of the Red Balloon

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Release Date: April 4, 2008 (limited)

1h 53m | Drama

A mysterious red balloon affectionately follows seven-year-old Simon (Simon Iteanu) around Paris. His mother Suzanne (Juliette Binoche) is a puppeteer who uses her vocal talents to bring life to the shows she writes. Completely absorbed in her new show, Suzanne becomes overwhelmed by the complications of modern daily life.

She decides to hire Song Fang, a Taiwanese film student, to help her care for Simon.

Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien
Studio: IFC Films
Producer(s): François Margolin, Kristina Larsen
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Simon Iteanu, Song Fang, Hippolyte Girardot, Louise Margolin
Writer(s): Hou Hsiao Hsien, François Margolin

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