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Scenes from a Marriage (1973)

I’ve completed a series of episode-by-episode reviews of the television miniseries Scenes from a Marriage. I’ve decided to make it easier to access these posts as part of a group by making this page as an index. 275 more words

Going Abroad

Scenes from a Marriage, S1E6, "In the Middle of the Night in a Dark House Somewhere in the World"

Dir. Ingmar Bergman. Starring Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Gunnel Lindblom

(My thoughts on the previous episode are here.)

It’s not surprising that in this final episode, more like an epilogue than an actual continuation of the plot, Johan and Marianne seem to be back together. 1,427 more words

Going Abroad

Persona

Ingmar Bergman, 1966

This is long over due,

Watching it felt like a ghost movie.

I enjoyed the confrontation they have. the interchange of bodies. 18 more words

Drama

"Me sitting down for dinner with Ingmar Bergman felt like a house painter sitting down with Picasso."

“Me sitting down for dinner with Ingmar Bergman felt like a house painter sitting down with Picasso.”

Woody Allen, actor, director

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Director

Moving pictures 2017, #54

A couple more posts and I’ll be caught up with my viewing.

Othello, Orson Welles (1951, Italy). I’ve always felt a bit ambivalent about Welles – he was a true Hollywood innovator (and, later, a Hollywood outsider), who made some notable movies and some that were less notable… But then I saw his… 1,790 more words

Films

The Female Experience in Persona (1966) and Eve’s Bayou (1997)

Most films serve as windows to different eras. Some unveil folk customs, common beliefs and attitudes held in a particular period of time, and they reveal women’s place in society. 1,545 more words

Film

1997 Movie Review: TWIN TOWN, 1997 Dir. Ingmar Bergman

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TWIN TOWN, 1997
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Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Cast: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jullan Kindahl, Folke Sundquist… 960 more words