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Albert Lamorisse

Highest Rated: 96% The Red Balloon (1956)

Lowest Rated: 96% The Red Balloon (1956)

Birthday: Jan 13, 1922

Birthplace: Paris, France

Director of acclaimed short fantasy films, notably "The Red Balloon" (1956), who made an unsuccessful foray into features in the 1960s. Lamorisse also invented Helivision, an apparatus enabling filming from a helicopter; he was unfortunately killed in a helicopter crash while filming "Le Vent des amoureux" in Iran in 1970. The film was completed by his widow and released eight years later.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Circus Angel Director - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stowaway in the Sky Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 1959
96% 91% The Red Balloon Director,
Writer,
Producer
- 1956
No Score Yet 72% White Mane Director - 1952