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Promised Lands
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Susan Sontag


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.

GENRES - classics, documentary

Film Info

RUNTIME - 87 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1974

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - United States, Israel

LANGUAGE - English

SUBTITLES - English

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

- Optional English Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)

- Original essays by film critic Ed Halter and others

- Collectable 2010 theatrical re-release poster art by artist Paul Chan

Director

Susan Sontag

Director of Photography

Jeri Sopanen

Sound

Gary Alper

Press

"Shot in the immediate aftermath of the 1973 October War....Sontag's presentation, neither shrill nor pandering, is contemplative and vivid in its analysis of Arab-Israeli relations..."

- Michael Chaiken, Film Comment

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