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Billy's Balloon (1998)

A balloon wraps itself around a young child's hand, bringing him higher and higher, much to the child's delight... but...

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A balloon wraps itself around a young child's hand, bringing him higher and higher, much to the child's delight... but...

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Satisfaction for the Sadistic Side

Animation in all its glory! As an animation student myself, and having made quite a few short stick-figure deaths and such to amuse myself during class, I can fully appreciate the brilliance of "Billy's Balloon." Luckily, I hadn't read anything about what was going to happen and was pleasantly surprised as the mayhem of Billy's balloon started and every time I thought the joke was getting old, a whole other element was thrown in. A great short film which I will hopefully find again someday.


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