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Lamorisse, Albert

Born: 1922 AD
Died: 1970 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Film Director

1922 – Born on the 13th of January.

1940 – Lamorisse began making short films.

1950 – He is also known for creating the popular strategy board game Risk.

1952 – Directed movies "Crin Blanc".

1955 – "Le Ballon Rouge".

1956 – He was a French filmmaker best known for The Red Balloon, a short which earned him the grand prize at the Cannes film festival and an Oscar.

1970 – Died on the 2nd of June in a helicopter crash while filming The Lovers’ Wind, a helicopter-tour of Iran.

1978 – The film was edited from his production notes.