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Claude Lanzmann
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Lanzmann in 2014
Born (1925-11-27)27 November 1925
Died July 5, 2018(2018-07-05) (aged 92)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Filmmaker
Years active 1970-2018
Spouse(s)
Judith Magre
(m. 1963; div. 1971)

Angelika Schrobsdorff
(m. 1971)

Dominique Petithory (m. 1995)
Children Angélique Lanzmann, Félix Lanzmann

Claude Lanzmann ( 27 November 1925 – 5 July 2018) was a French filmmaker. He was known for the Holocaust documentary movie Shoah (1985).

Lanzmann was born in Paris.

He was chief editor of the journal Les Temps Modernes, which was founded by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. In 2009, Lanzmann published his memoirs under the title Le lièvre de Patagonie (The Patagonian Hare).

He was a lecturer at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.

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