Jean-Paul Sartre: A 20 Year Absence? (2000)
Shakespeare's "to be or not to be" query in "Hamlet" was perhaps the key concern guiding the philosophies of renowned existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre. This program reviews Sartre's riveting ideas and includes rare interview footage where he discusses his thoughts on literature, theater, activism, and more. Includes appearances by filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, mathematics philosopher Jean-Toussaint Desanti, and others. 60 min. Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.
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