Who the F… is Colin Low?


for Cinetalk.net

Highly influential Canadian experimental and documentary Filmmaker  Colin Low died Yesterday in Montreal at age 89.

Who’s Colin Low?  Well…

Star Wars influence : He produced Arthur Lipsett’s  experimental film 21-87,  a favorite of George Lucas as a student who found the inspiration about the force in that short. In A new Hope the cell block where they keep Leia is 21-87. In the Force Awakens the lost stormtrooper code is 21-87…

Kubrick influence: Stanley loved his NFB film Universe, a major influence on 2001, even borrowing his narrator Douglas Rain to Dub the voice of Hal-9000.

He was a developer of the IMAX system

And on and on.

Try and beat that…




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