Arthur Lipsett

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Birthday
13, 1936
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
May 1, 1986 (49)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1936
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
May 1, 1986 (49)

About

Canadian director of avant-garde collage movies. He was nominated for an Oscar for a 1961 short film entitled Very Nice, Very Nice.

Before Fame

He was an exceptional student at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, where he was mentored by artist Arthur Lismer.

Trivia

He committed suicide at the age of forty-nine.

Family Life

He was born to Jewish parents in Montreal, Quebec. His life was the subject of several documentary films, including the 2006 piece Remembering Arthur.

Associated With

His aesthetic approach to filmmaking greatly influenced the work of Star Wars creator George Lucas.

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