Film Miniseries

December 23 - December 30, 2010
Red and White

Phyllis Wattis Theater

With cabernet and chardonnay on our minds thanks to How Wine Became Modern, and celebrating the holiday season, we present this miniseries of dazzling films in hues of red and white.


Red and White: Program 1
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Le ballon rouge (The Red Balloon), Albert Lamorisse, 1957, 34 min., 35mm
Crin Blanc (White Mane), Albert Lamorisse, 1953, 40 min., 35mm

The Red Balloon follows a lonely young boy, played by Lamorisse's son, as he explores Paris with a playful, seemingly sentient balloon. White Mane, set in a devastatingly beautiful…

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Red and White: Program 2
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Le voyage du ballon rouge (Flight of the Red Balloon), Hou Hsiao-hsien, 2008, 115 min., 35mm
French with English subtitles

Taiwanese master Hou pays homage to Lamorisse's The Red Balloon. Juliette Binoche gives a powerful performance as Suzanne, a single mother and professional puppeteer who hires Song…

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