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The Life of Ingmar Bergman

by Meshach M.

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born on July 14, 1918 in Uppsala, Sweden.  His father, Erick, was a minister and not very wealthy.  However, his Mother, Karin, came from a wealthy family.   926 more words


Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Dir. Ingmar Bergman. Starring Gunnar Bjornstrand, Eva Dahlbeck, Ulla Jacobsson

Out of all the Bergman movies I’ve seen by now – this one makes seven – this is the first one I’ve watched and thought to myself, “None of these people are too bright.” There are characters here and there who are foolish in the other movies of his I’ve seen, like Skat from… 1,407 more words


3 things about Ingmar Bergman's THE SILENCE

The Silence

1. Upside down eyes, rimmed in black.
2. “How nice,” she says, examining the scars on his shoulder. “How nice that we can’t understand each other.” 13 more words

Grand Tour #7 – Denmark. The Diary of a Parish Clerk and Other Stories / Steen Steensen Blicher

In January 2008, records show, I bought a copy of The Diary of a Parish Clerk and Other Stories by Steen Steensen Blicher, translated by Paula Hostrup-Jessen. 703 more words


Ingmar Bergman's Cries and Whispers: A Review


Ouch. This is a painful one. Set in the lavish confines of one Swedish family’s estate, Cries and Whispers is as gorgeous as it is excruciating. 365 more words

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Today I Watched: Winter Light (Ingmar Bergman, 1963)

Winter Light (Nattvardsgästerna, dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)

Score: 8/10.