A boy makes friends with a seemingly sentient balloon, and it begins to follow him. It follows the boy to school, to the bus, and to church. Boy and balloon play together in the streets of Paris and try to elude a gang of boys that wants to destroy the balloon. Written by
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The film won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, even though it has little dialogue. See more
For a brief instant, a wire can be seen attached to balloon as boy waits to cross street. Wire stands out against blue coat of man standing behind him looking on as the boy waits for intersection to clear. See more
Pascal - le petit garçon
Could you hold my balloon while I'm in school?
With the cooperation of the balloons of the Paris area. See more
Referenced in Glee: Makeover