Born: Jan 13, 1922 AD
Died: 1970 AD, at 48 years of age.
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.
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