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- Format: CD
- SKU: MVD6974A
- UPC: 760137697428
- Street Date: 03/10/15
- PreBook Date: 02/03/15
- Label: Phineas Atwood Productions »
- Genre: Soundtrack
- Run Time: 60 mins
- Number of Discs: 1
- Year of Production: 2014
- Box Lot: 25
- Territory: WORLD
- Language: English
Laura Karpman & Nora Kroll-rosenbaum - Regarding Susan Sontag (original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Emmy winner Laura Karpman & Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum's score to Best Doc. Feature winner at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
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REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. Passionate and gracefully outspoken throughout her career, Susan Sontag became one of the most important literary, political and feminist icons of her generation. The documentary explores Sontag's life through archival materials, accounts from friends, family, colleagues, and lovers, as well as her own words, as read by Patricia Clarkson. From her early infatuation with books to her first experience in a gay bar; from her early marriage to her last lover, REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG is a fascinating look at a towering cultural critic and writer whose works on photography, war, illness, and terrorism still resonate today.
- Won Best Documentary Feature - Special Jury Mention at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
- Original Score by 4 time Emmy Winning Composer Laura Karpman (The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden) and Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum
- YouTube Album Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccgn0JLhLAs
- Composer Laura Karpman recently collaborated with Raphael Saadiq scoring the musical Black Nativity for Fox Searchlight and was recently tapped by Steven Spielberg to create an epic score for his 20-hour miniseries, Taken.
'I love being alive' -- these are the first words Susan Sontag speaks in 'Regarding Susan Sontag,' Nancy Kates' documentary on the late American novelist, critic and ponderer of culture high, low and whatever. 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine For all that she was as a professional deep thinker, her life was a paean to liveliness.
—Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times
Insightful contrasts between . . .a fierce public persona of independence and the emotional compromises of a woman in the throes of passionate and erotic love.
—Nora Lee Mandel, Film-Forward.com
Well, this was awesome. I love scores like this. It's unique, it's a bit messy, a bit experimental all done with a jazzy feel to it. This is a journey I am glad I was a part of...
—Jorn Tillnes, www.soundtrackgeek.com
...with cinematographer Sophia Constantinou, and a haunting musical score by Laura Karpman and Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, Kates has created a fact-based profile, but with boldly evocative impressionist strokes that mirror the complexity of Sontag's life...
—David Weigand, The San Francisco Chronicle