(9 November 2021)
Pema Tseden | China | 2019 | 12 | 102 mins | Tibetan/Mandarin | Trailer
Set in 1980’s rural Tibet a pastoral family struggle with the penalties of China’s recently introduced one-child policy after their young sons blow up the last of the family’s condoms. With stunning images Balloon illuminates the consequences, balancing documentary realism with gentle humour and lyricism.
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