The Lovers' Wind

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The Lovers' Wind
Directed by Albert Lamorisse
Produced by Albert Lamorisse
Cinematography Guy Tabary
Edited by Denise de Casabianca
Claude Lamorisse
Release dates
  • 1978 (1978)
Country France
Language French

The Lovers' Wind (French: Le Vent des amoureux) is a 1970 French documentary film directed by Albert Lamorisse about the landscape of Iran. Lamorisse was killed in a helicopter crash while filming the documentary, during a helicopter-tour of Iran.[1] His widow and son completed the film, based on his production notes, and released the film eight years later in 1978. It was nominated for a posthumous Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2][3]


  1. ^ Terence Rafferty (2007-11-11). "Two Short Fables That Revel in Freedom". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  2. ^ "The 51st Academy Awards (1979) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-06. 
  3. ^ "NY Times: The Lovers' Wind". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 

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