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Black Balloon, The

USA, 2012 (MIFF 2013, Pre-Feature Shorts)

Director: Benny Safdie,Josh Safdie

Josh Safdie (The Pleasure of Being Robbed, MIFF 2008) and his brother Benny's playfully timeless tribute to Albert Lamorisse's The Red Balloon is a charming fantasy following a rogue black balloon that escapes a bouquet of its brethren to float about New York interacting with humans and experiencing life as an individual.

Jury Prize winner at Sundance.

D Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie WS Red Bucket Films TD 35mm/2012

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