Bergman: A Year in a Life
- Sweden / Norway
- 1h 57min
- Directed by: Jane Magnusson
- Language: Swedish, English, German
Documentary about a pivotal year in the life of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, looking at how his nature was revealed in his work. Despite some fatuous adulatory comments from famous fans, it’s a fascinating and wide-ranging film with enough fresh material to appeal to those looking to dig into Bergman’s work and life.
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Bergman – A Year in a Life21 Jan 2019
Fascinating, wide-ranging documentary addressing the life and legacy of the influential director
1957 was an extraordinary year for Ingmar Bergman. He released The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries, directed a television film and four plays, including a landmark, five-hour production of Peer Gynt. The pressure of the 'insanely high expectations…
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