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What to know: Beautiful and sensitive short about a boy dealing with the loss of his mother.
BLUE BALLOON is in the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival - it may not be a regular, endorsed title
Recommended age 11-15
17 minutes
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This is a beautiful and sensitive short film about a boy dealing with the loss of his mother and coming to grips with how to live without her. It's well made with beautiful camera work and editing. The actor that portrays the young boy is quite believable as his dad. From Brazil, the dialogue is in Portuguese, with English subtitles that are well executed and easy to follow. I recommend this for tweens and teens, ages 11 to 15, as well as adults and give it 4 out of 5 stars. Reviewed by Julie S., KIDS FIRST! Juror.
A film about a lonely boy, his relationship with the sky and with a gas balloon, vehicle to which he transfer the pain caused by his mother's absence.
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