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Ingmar Bergman's Centennial: A Time to Celebrate Joy of Filmmaking

July 14 marks the 100th birthday of writer-director Ingmar Bergman, whom Variety declared on Nov. 24, 1954, to be “Sweden’s top director.” Within three years, Bergman went beyond that: He was recognized as one of the top filmmakers in the entire world, thanks to the 1957 duo of “The Seventh Seal” and “Wild Strawberries.” A year later, Carl Dymling, president of Sweden’s leading production unit Svensk Filmindustri, told Variety that “Seventh Seal” marked a new era in moviemaking: “Bergman uses the film much as an author does his book. 639 more words

Features

Linn Ullmanns sechster Roman meisterlich und viel mehr als "Autofiktion"

«Die Unruhigen»

Ingmar Bergman und Liv Ullmann als überforderte Eltern

Linn Ullmann ist als Scheidungskind weltberühmter Eltern groß geworden. In «Die Unruhigen» erkundet sie die Sommerwochen bei Ingmar Bergman und die Restzeit bei der ewig hadernden Liv Ullmann. 988 more words

Schweden

Basking In Bergman's Winter Light

Paul Schrader’s First Reformed has received critical acclaim about a priest, played by Ethan Hawke, struggling with questions of faith and morality in the face of tragedy. 412 more words

Cinema And Social Movements

Shame (1968)

Shame

1968 // Sweden // Ingmar Bergman

(Available on FilmStruck)

The last thing I expect from a Bergman film is explosion. Preciously, an explosion from bombing. 968 more words

Criterion Collection

Hour of the Wolf (1968)

Hour of the Wolf

1968 // Sweden // Ingmar Bergman

(Available on FilmStruck)

Hour of the Wolf is by and large an allegory of disintegration, a psychological depiction of a man’s declination into insanity. 737 more words

Criterion Collection

Ingmar Bergman: Part 3 (1957-66)

Ingmar Bergman: Part 3 (1957-60)

Bergman100 (Letterboxd)

17. The Seventh Seal (1957) – Criterion

Like the majority I believe, my gateway to art-house world cinema (which is non-Chinese and non-English films) are Ingmar Bergman, alongside with Kurosawa, Truffaut and Godard, all credit goes to Janus Film/Criterion Collection. 783 more words

Criterion Collection

#321 The Virgin Spring (1960)

#321 The Virgin Spring

1960 // Sweden // Ingmar Bergman

Criterion Collection (LINK)

In The Virgin Spring, there’s one scene that has branded in my mind ever since I watched the film the first time a decade ago. 931 more words

Criterion Collection