Wild Strawberries is one of the best films from one of cinema’s most acclaimed filmmakers. Ingmar Bergman wrote and directed this haunting story of an old man recalling his past. The original Swedish title is Smultronstället, which literally means “the wild strawberry patch”, but also means an underrated gem of a place, often with personal […]
Saraband 2003 ( Ingmar Bergman) Subs Eng from willemvijf on Veehd. Saraband is a 2003 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman, and his final film. It was made for Swedish television, but released theatrically in shorter versions outside Sweden. Its United States theatrical release, with English subtitles, was in July 2005. The Swedish television […]
The Serpent’s Egg is a 1977 film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring David Carradine as Abel Rosenberg, in 1920s Berlin. This was Bergman’s one and only Hollywood film and he included English and German dialogue.
The Winter Light is the second in a trilogy of dramas by acclaimed Swedish director Ingmar Bergman that explores religious faith and doubts in a visceral, visual, and provocative manner. The first, Through a Glass Darkly, was an international success and heralded this new phase in the director’s career. This compelling drama is set within […]
Hour of the Wolf (Swedish: Vargtimmen) is a 1968 Swedish psychological horror film starring Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann. It is Ingmar Bergman’s only gothic horror film.
The Virgin Spring (Swedish: Jungfrukällan) is a 1960 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in medieval Sweden, it is a revenge tale about a father””s merciless response to the rape and murder of his young daughter. The story was adapted by screenwriter Ulla Isaksson from a 13th century Swedish ballad, “Töres döttrar i […]
Persona is a film by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, released in 1966, and starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. Bergman held this film to be one of his most important; in his book Images, he writes: “Today I feel that in Persona—and later in Cries and Whispers—I had gone as far as I could go. […]
Movie: Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) “A small town at the turn of the century. Lawer Fredrik EGerman has an ingenue-wife, Anne, and a grown-up son, Henrik, from an earlier marriage. His wife is still untouched, and instead he meets his former mistress Desiree after her performance at the theatre. They leave the theatre […]
Movie: The Seventh Seal (1957) “A Knight and his squire are home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. The knight challenges Death to a chess game for his life. The Knight and Death play as the […]