Claude Lanzmann

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Becoming Beauvoir by Kate Kirkpatrick review – philosopher and pioneer
The latest biography shines a spotlight on De Beauvoir’s views on the family and abortion, as well as her contrary relationship with feminism

Lara Feigel

24, Aug, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Claude Lanzmann: the man who told the story of Shoah
The Holocaust documentarist, who died in Paris last week aged 92, is remembered by his friend Agnès Poirier

Agnès Poirier

08, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Claude Lanzmann: a superstar intellectual of impeccable integrity and rigour | Peter Bradshaw
A contemporary of Sartre and de Beauvoir, Lanzmann was a dashing figure whose films about the Holocaust remain exemplars of honesty and good faith

Peter Bradshaw

05, Jul, 2018 @12:03 PM

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Shoah director Claude Lanzmann dies aged 92
Giant of French intellectual life known for his heavyweight journalism and series of documentaries about the Holocaust

Andrew Pulver

05, Jul, 2018 @10:37 AM

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Why I bluffed my way into North Korea: Claude Lanzmann on his Pyongyang lover
He said he was making a film about taekwondo. But the great French director was actually on the trail of an old flame he had a secret romance with in the 1950s

Peter Bradshaw in Cannes

24, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Napalm review – Claude Lanzmann's gripping account of erotic encounter in North Korea
The veteran documentary-maker revisits a romantic interlude during a visit to North Korea in the 1950s, and the result is self-indulgent but undeniably fascinating

Peter Bradshaw

21, May, 2017 @4:23 PM

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Cannes festival to right past wrongs with women directors to the fore
Nicole Kidman and Tilda Swinton head for the red carpet as Vanessa Redgrave unveils her directorial debut – and virtual reality arrives on the Croisette

Andrew Pulver

17, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Cannes film festival 2017: full list of films
The official selection has been announced for the 70th Cannes film festival in May 2017. Here are all the titles screening

Guardian film

13, Apr, 2017 @11:02 AM

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Jihadi film that sparked censorship row in France released with 18 certificate
Directors of documentary Salafistes say their aim was to show reality of life under extremists in Africa and Middle East, but some saw it as propaganda

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

27, Jan, 2016 @3:32 PM

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The day Israel saw Shoah | Jonathan Freedland
The long read: On a June day in 1986, an audience gathered in Jerusalem for the country’s first screening of Claude Lanzmann’s epic Holocaust documentary. The story of that day, never before told, is the story of how the Shoah continues to reverberate through Israeli life

Jonathan Freedland

10, Dec, 2015 @6:00 AM

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The Last of the Unjust review
Claude Lanzmann’s fascinating interview with the only Jewish ‘elder’ who negotiated with Adolf Eichmann is a subtle study in survivor non-guilt, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

08, Jan, 2015 @9:15 PM

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Top 10 documentaries

Cinema, as Jean-Luc Godard wrote, is truth 24 times a second. Documentaries both prove and disprove the point; but the truth is their strongest weapon. Here, Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 best

12, Nov, 2013 @8:18 AM

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