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The Silence (1963)

Mention of God and spirituality, faith and healing, feel completely unrelated to a film that’s seemingly devoid of all of those things. And yet if we place this Ingmar Bergman film alongside his two previous efforts… 691 more words

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The Seventh Seal and the Poetry of George Herbert

George Herbert’s seventeenth century works consist of extremely devoted Christian poetry. The exception to these themes is his poem, “The Collar,” in which a priest questions God and expresses frustration with his line of work.  496 more words

Winter Light (1963)

In the second leg of Ingmar Bergman’s Faith Trilogy he gets right to the core of all matters of faith. He takes an up close and personal look at a man of the cloth named Tomas (Gunnar Bjorstrand), who shepherds a small congregation in a rural Swedish town. 683 more words

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Ce m-a învățat Ingmar Bergman despre dragoste

Nu am văzut decât foarte puține filme de Ingmar Bergman, însă de fiecare dată am fost foarte impresionat de profunzimea lor. Bergman și-a scris pentru cea mai mare parte din filme și scenariile, lucru care nu poate decât să mă bucure. 772 more words

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Son of Japanese Noir

Movie night!

I was so taken by Yoshitaro Nomura’s ZERO FOCUS (see previous blog) I had to watch his reputedly best film; THE CASTLE OF SAND. 396 more words

Wild Strawberries

The wild strawberries, Fragaria vesca, are now flowering.

They are a member of the rose family. The fruits they produce are a lot smaller than the cultivated variety, but are still tasty. 33 more words


Sara And Death

“Sara is a young woman whose time to die has come, so she gets a visit from the lady.
Unwilling to accept her death at such an early age, Sara challenges Death to play a game. 185 more words