Isidore Isou, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Isidore Isou

Romanian-born French poet, experimental filmmaker, critic & visual artist

Date of Birth: 29-Jan-1925

Place of Birth: Botoșani, Botoșani County, Romania

Date of Death: 28-Jul-2007

Profession: writer, poet, playwright, musician, painter, filmmaker, film critic, philosopher, novelist

Nationality: France, Romania

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Isidore Isou

  • Isidore Isou (French: [izu]; 29 January 1925 – 28 July 2007), born Isidor Goldstein, was a Romanian-born French poet, dramaturge, novelist, film director, economist, and visual artist who lived in the 20th century.
  • He was the founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. An important figure in the mid-20th Century avant-garde, he is remembered in the cinema world chiefly for his revolutionary 1951 film Traité de Bave et d'Eternité, while his political writings are seen as foreshadowing the May 1968 movements.

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