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Albert Lamorisse

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Also Known As: Died: June 2, 1970
Born: January 13, 1922 Cause of Death: helicopter crash
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: filmmaker

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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.

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.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Vent des amoureux, Le (1978) Director
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  Stowaway in the Sky (1962) Director
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  The Red Balloon (1956) Director
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  White Mane (1952) Director

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Education

Ecole de Roches: -
Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques: -

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son:
Pascal Lamorisse. Actor. Acted in father's "he Red Balloon" (1956).

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