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Wild Strawberries (1957)

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

Winter Light (1962)

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

Persona (1966)

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

Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

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