Arne Sucksdorff

Renowned documentarian who began making short, poetic nature films in his native Sweden, progressing in the 1950s to feature-length works filmed in distant locales such as India and Brazil. Sucksdorff's command of image and mood, and his ability to lend an unobtrusive narrative quality to his studies, have invited comparisons to the work of American master Robert Flaherty.

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Credits: The Great Adventure BIRTHDATE| 02/03/1917