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Pauline Kael (1919–2001)

Pauline Kael was born on June 19, 1919 in Petaluma, California, USA. She was married to Edward Landberg. She died on September 3, 2001 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 1991 The Complete Citizen Kane (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 The Magical Eye (Documentary)
Herself (film critic, The New Yorker)
 1982 Stelle emigranti (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- Cinema (1977) ... Herself
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.124 (1971) ... Herself
 1971 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 March 1971 (1971) ... Herself
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 May 1970 (1970) ... Herself
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 2013 Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (Documentary)
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Film Critic
- Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) ... Herself - Film Critic
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
Herself (with Woody Allen) (uncredited)

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Book: "Reeling" (Warner Books) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »


4' 9" (1.45 m)

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Bernardo Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris (1972) was presented for the first time on the closing night of the New York Film Festival, October 14, 1972: that date should become a landmark in movie history comparable to May 29, 1913-the night Le Sacre du Printemps was first performed-in music history. See more »


Her first piece of film criticism for "The New Yorker" was a glowing review of Bonnie and Clyde (1967), written at a time when several critics were panning the film. Her review may have led to the film's eventual box office success and many Academy Award nominations the following year. See more »

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