Lanzmann, Claude

(b. 1925)
   French writer. Lanzmann was born in Paris and educated at the Sorbonne. He was part of the existential circle around Jean- Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir in the 1950s and he succeeded Sartre as Chief Editor of Les Temps Modernes. At the same time he also became involved in Jewish causes and he directed the widely acclaimed television film Shoah about the tragedy of the Holocaust. This has been shown throughout the western world and has done much to remind people of the enormity of what occurred.

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  • LANZMANN, CLAUDE — (1925– ), French cinema director and essayist. Lanzmann was born in Paris and was active in the Resistance during World War II. After completing his studies in philosophy in France, he lectured at the University of Berlin in 1948–49. In 1952 he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lanzmann, Claude — (November 27, 1925, Bois Colombes, Hauts de Seine, France )    The son of a decorator father and an antique dealer mother (both Jewish), he had to hide with his younger brother, future writer Jacques Lanzmann (1927 2006), and sister, future… …   Encyclopedia of French film directors

  • Lanzmann, Claude — (b. 1925)    French writer and film maker. He was born in Paris. He produced the film Shoah dealing with the Holocaust …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Claude Lanzmann — (right) in 2008 Shoah film poster …   Wikipedia

  • Claude Lanzmann — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lanzmann. Claude Lanzmann …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lanzmann —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Pour consulter un article plus général, voir : Nom de famille germanique. Lanzmann est un nom de famille notamment porté par :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Claude Lanzmann — (2008) Claude Lanzmann (* 27. November 1925 in Paris) ist ein französischer Regisseur von Dokumentarfilmen und Produzent. Er ist Herausgeber des von Jean Paul Sartre und Simone de Beauvoir gegründeten Magazins Les Temps modernes. Sein jüngerer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Claude Lanzmann — (Bois Colombes, 27 de noviembre de 1925), es un director de cine, guionista, productor y periodista francés. Contenido 1 Biografía 2 Filmografía 2.1 Dirección …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lanzmann — is a surname that may refer to: * Claude Lanzmann, Paris based filmmaker * Jacques Lanzmann, French writer, scriptwriter and lyric writeree also* Landsman …   Wikipedia

  • Lanzmann — Personen namens Lanzmann sind Claude Lanzmann, (* 1925), französischer Regisseur Jacques Lanzmann, (* 1927), französischer Schriftsteller und Journalist Siehe auch Landsmann Lenzmann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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