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Promised Lands (1974)





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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, Rovi


Critic Reviews for Promised Lands

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

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

February 2, 2010 | Full Review…

...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...

July 8, 2011 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

...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.

February 4, 2010 | Rating: 3/5

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