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
The bus Pascal gets on to that is followed by the balloon has red advertisements at the rear for Chantelle. The bus he gets off has yellow/green advertisements for Excel. 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 La La Land