Crin blanc: Le cheval sauvage (White Mane) / Le ballon rouge (The Red Balloon)

Janus Films and the Criterion Collection have released two classic short films for children from French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse: White Mane (1952), and The Red Balloon (1956). Each is mostly silent, with only the odd line or two of dialogue. In essence, both are extended chase sequences that deserve to be taught in film school. […]

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