FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON

MATERIALS

DOCUMENTATION

PHOTOS

2007 || France-Taiwan || in French || Feature

WORLD SALES

Films Distribution (Paris)

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

Cannes 07 - A Certain Regard - Opening Film

SYNOPSIS

A mysterious red balloon affectionately follows seven-year-old Simon around Paris. His mother Suzanne is a puppeteer who uses her vocal talents to bring life to the shows she writes. Completely absorbed in her new show, single mother 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.

CAST

Juliette Binoche