Documentary, dir. by
Nancy D. Kates
US, 2014, 100 min.

The award-winning documentary explores the life of the passionate and gracefully outspoken writer, Susan Sontag, through experimental images, archival materials, accounts from friends, family, colleagues and lovers, as well as her own words read by actress Patricia Clarkson. From her early infatuation with books and her first experience in a gay bar, from her marriage in adolescence to her last lover, Regarding Susan Sontag offers a fascinating look at a towering cultural critic and writer whose works on photography, war, illness, and terrorism still resonate today.

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