MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,024 this week

Les journaux de Lipsett (2010)

 |  Animation, Short  |  May 2011 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 99 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

A descent into the maelstrom of anguish that tormented Arthur Lipsett, a famed Canadian experimental filmmaker who died at 49.

Director:

Writer:

(text)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

2010 Genie Awards Nominees
| SoundOnSight

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 117 titles
created 08 Apr 2011
 
a list of 1527 titles
created 05 May 2013
 
a list of 10 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
 
a list of 370 titles
created 11 Nov 2013
 
list image
a list of 69 titles
created 18 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Les journaux de Lipsett (2010)

Les journaux de Lipsett (2010) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Les journaux de Lipsett.
7 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A semi-autobiographical story about Dolan as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Director: Xavier Dolan
Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud
Heartbeats (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle.

Director: Xavier Dolan
Stars: Xavier Dolan, Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider
Martyrs (2008)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Director: Pascal Laugier
Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin
Mommy I (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.

Director: Xavier Dolan
Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément
Miséricorde (TV Movie 1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Jean Beaudin
Stars: Marina Orsini, Jamieson Boulanger, Xavier Dolan
Drama

Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

Director: Xavier Dolan
Stars: Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux, Vincent Cassel
Fantasy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Nadine Fournelle
Stars: Julien Poulin, Guenièvre Côté-Paquet, Sylvie-Catherine Beaudoin
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A 30 year-old scholar, intelligent and beautiful yet socially crippled, is forced to attend a bachelorette party where her quest for authenticity leads to an unavoidable confrontation with old acquaintances.

Director: Monia Chokri
Stars: Magalie Lépine Blondeau, Anne Dorval, Sophie Cadieux
La 10e soirée des Jutra (TV Movie 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Jean-Carl Boucher, Michel Côté, Normand D'Amour
Drama

An American movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.

Director: Xavier Dolan
Stars: Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Susan Sarandon
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This metaphorical surrealist tale is an allusion . Nightingales in December is a trip into the memories, and the fields of the current realities. What if the Nightingales were working, ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Ushev
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Recycling elements of surrealism and cubism, this animated short by Theodore Ushev focuses on the relationship between art and war. Propelled by the exalting "invasion" theme from ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Ushev
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Narrator (voice)
Samuel Jacques ...
(voice)
Jarvis Robinson Neall ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

Filmmakers imagine the video diaries of Arthur Lipsett (1936-1986). A narrator recounts an unhappy childhood, his mother's abandoning his sister and him, a philosophical youth, an unhappy adult life, and the relief of deciding to leave. The images are a mix of hand-drawn animation - some from Lipsett's films - and montages of clippings, use of prescription drugs, and constant changes of images. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Short

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lipsett Diaries  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Very Nice, Very Nice
27 April 2013 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

This is such an impressive work, which kept my attention from beginning to end. Not only for the astounding animation, but also for the incredibly captivating plot, which explores in a fascinating way the mind and memories of the filmmaker Arthur Lipsett, who I didn't know until I saw this short.

Words simply cannot express the incredibly beauty and intensity of this short. The best thing that could do to describe how good is this is to suggest the viewer to imagine a collaborative work between Aleksandr Petrov (the director of the incredibly animated short "The Old Man and the Sea") and Gerrit van Dijk (An incredibly talented but also underrated Dutch animator) to make a film like Guy Maddin's "My Winnipeg". And yet, I'm not sure if that comparison could make any justice to "Lipsett Diaries".

Thanks to this animation, I am now very interested to see the short films directed by Arthur Lipsett.

10/10 (And I would rate this with eleven stars if I could. In my opinion, this is an extraordinary animation.)


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Les journaux de Lipsett (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?