Flight of the Red Balloon Poster

Release Date: April 4th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
As a single mother in Paris, Suzanne (Juliette Binoche) struggles to spend enough time with her young son, Simon (Simon Iteanu), between her job voice-acting at puppet shows and handling a court case against her downstairs tenant (Hippolyte Girardot), who refuses to leave. As a result, Suzanne hires Song (Song Fang), a local university student, to watch Simon while she works and deals with the case. Together, Simon and Song create a vibrant world of imagination, where a red balloon follows them.

Cast: Juliette Binoche, Simon Iteanu, Hippolyte Girardot, Song Fang, Louise Margolin

Director: Hsiao-hsien Hou

Genres: Drama

Distributors: IFC First Take

Keywords: 2000s, School, Son, Emotional

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