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Susan Sontag (1933–2004)


Born in New York City, raised in Arizona and California, educated at the University of Chicago, Harvard, Oxford and the Sorbonne, Susan Sontag constitutes a veritable challenge for any biographer. A novelist, philosopher, essayist, movie director and playwright, over the past thirty years she has been a controversial figure, too snobby for many of... See full bio »

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Zelig Susan Sontag - Contemporary Interviews
(1983)
(1969)
(1983)
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(1971)

Filmography

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 1983 Letter from Venice (writer)
 1983 Voices (TV Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- To Tell a Story... (1983) ... (narrative script)
 1974 Promised Lands (Documentary)
 1971 Brother Carl
 1969 Duet for Cannibals (writer)
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Other Works:

Book: "Aids and Its Metaphors" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 27 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

The youngest of the arts is also the most heavily burdened with memory. Cinema is a time machine. Movies preserve the past, resurrect the beautifil dead; present, intact, vanished or ruined environments; enbody without ironu styles and fashions that seem funny today; solemnly ponder irrelevant or naive problems. The historical particularity of the reality registered on celluloid is so vivid that ... See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the 2001 Jerusalem Prize. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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