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The Balloon

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Synopsis

Jimmy looks like a punk, but he's a child at heart.





This modern day silent film follows him through one day - from being thrown out by his girlfriend, meeting the magical Balloon man, being chased by two slapstick thugs, to finding happiness with Iris in a roomful of balloons.

Details

Year
1999
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
11 mins
Format
16mm
Director
Tom Whitemore
Producer
Sharon Gold
Executive Producer
Sharon Gold
Director of Photography
Paul Englefield
Principal Cast
Ben Crompton, Caroline Carver
Film Stock
Kodak
Screen Writers
Tom Whitemore, Thomas Dalton

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Production Company

Tom Tom Productions
Flat 1F2, 12 Lonsdale Terrace
Edinburgh EH3 9HN
UK

T +44 0131 228 6100
F +44 0131 228 6100

tom@tomtom.demon.ac.uk

Sales
Company

The Short Film Bureau Ltd
4th Floor
74 Newman Street
London W1T 3EL
UK

T +44 (0)20 7636 2400
F +44 (0)20 7636 8558

sales@shortfilmbureau.com
acquisitions@shortfilmbureau.com
http://www.shortfilmbureau.com