Arne Sucksdorff

Arne Sucksdorff

Birth
Death 4 May 2001 (aged 84)
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered in the river Paraguaizinho, Pantanal, Brazil.
Memorial ID 11753572 · View Source
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Director. The first Swede ever to win an Oscar; 1949 for his documentary "Människor i stad" ("Symphony of a City"). Other noted films from his long career are "Det stora äventret" (The Great Adventure, 1953), that was awarded "Best Film" in Cannes, "Pojken i trädet" (The Boy In the Tree, 1961) and "Mitt hem är Copacabana" (My Home is Copacabana, 1965). For many years he lived and worked in the province of Pantanal in Brazil, where he became much involved in the struggle against ruthless exploitation, and achieved several improvements for the region.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 15 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11753572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arne Sucksdorff (3 Feb 1917–4 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11753572, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered in the river Paraguaizinho, Pantanal, Brazil..