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Promised Lands (1974)

Promised Lands

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Journalist Susan Sontag made this film as a photographic essay on the State of Israel and a recent war which took place there. In it, she meditates on the current (1974) situation of the country and its people and her feelings about Israel and its future. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Susan Sontag
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On DVD: Feb 15, 2011
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

The movie does not advertise its alliances, and Sontag's position is pretty thoroughly hidden in the folds of her imagery.

Full Review… | February 2, 2010
Village Voice
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Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
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Full Review… | February 2, 2010
Variety
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...a reminder of a time when a noted writer and intellectual was willing to take the risk of working in a medium in which she had no training and minimal experience...

Full Review… | July 8, 2011
Playback:stl

...Sontag was enough of an artist to know that she was present in a crucible-moment, and that if she just pointed her camera in the right direction, history would do the rest.

Full Review… | February 4, 2010
Filmcritic.com

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