In Take 2 we've asked some of our favourite friends across our film and creative communities to pick a film that’s available to watch online (on free or paid services) and tell us in two minutes or less what they love about it.

In this edition Kate Rhodes, curator at RMIT Design Hub Gallery and co-curator of Spaced Apart, a recent online symposium exploring design, art, photography and sound, shares her film recommendation here. See below for details about the film and which streaming services to watch it on.


The Red Balloon

Albert Lamorisse celebrates the experience of childhood in his 1957 Oscar winning short classic about a young boy who develops a friendship with a red balloon that follows him around the gloomy streets of post-war Paris.

1956 | 34 min | France

Director: Albert Lamorisse

Language: French with English subtitles

Rating: G