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Erland Josephson

Few actors have ever lived inside the quiet emotional realities of their characters like Swedish great Erland Josephson, who was born ninety-four years ago today in 1923 and died in 2012 at the age of 88. 340 more words



Red has always been my favorite color – and red was a theme in many of Ingmar Bergman’s movies. Perhaps the color red is what connects me to his inner world. 33 more words


Sound Barrier: Der Müde Tod (1921) & The Seventh Seal (1957)

We’re breaking the Sound Barrier rules again. Or bending them slightly. Once more, the new-release film we want to discuss in this episode is actually silent. 245 more words

Silent Film

Karin's Face - Ingmar Bergman (1984)

I love this little short film – Karin’s Ansikte (Karin’s Face) that Ingmar Bergman made in 1984 about his late mother’s face. It’s such an endearing and intimate portrait.


Double Feature #6 - Bergman and Ray

Today, I took my first director suggestion. My close friend Anusha suggested I look at Satyajit Ray, Indian film pioneer. I was familiar with Ray from a film series at the IU Cinema a few years ago, and I had a set of the Apu Trilogy. 4,291 more words