Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Three years before The Red Balloon, director Albert Lamorisse made this enchanting short film about a young fisherman who tames a wild stallion called White Mane in the marshes of the Camargue in south-west France. The pair soon develop a close bond, but it's not long before the outside world enters and attempts to break up their friendship. This is a gentle but also gritty and haunting film, as the boy and White Mane are pursued by local ranchers wanting to capture the horse. Full of beautifully poetic black-and-white images, the stunning landscapes and wonderfully expressive performances make the film an enthralling watch.
Animation about a wild horse which journeys across America, escaping attempts to tame him and teaming up with a Native American en route.
5–14 years 80 mins
One of the greatest children's films of all time, this much-loved (mostly dialogue-free) French movie is about a young boy and his toy balloon.
5–14 years 34 mins
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