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Ingmar Bergman on Life and Work (1998)

Ingmar Bergman: Om liv och arbete (original title)
Sitting together on a sound stage, Donner interviews Ingmar Bergman in depth, with an emphasis put on on his Bergman's film and theater work. Bergman's personal life and thoughts on religion, family, and loss are also discussed.

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Jörn Donner
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Sitting together on a sound stage, Donner interviews Ingmar Bergman in depth, with an emphasis put on on his Bergman's film and theater work. Bergman's personal life and thoughts on religion, family, and loss are also discussed.

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9 July 1998 (Finland) See more »

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This documentary is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for Wild Strawberries (1957) (Wild Strawberries). See more »

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Insightful and available in the U.S.
4 July 2004 | by Patrik_LembergSee all my reviews

"Om liv och arbete" (About Life and Work) was made for Swedish television in 1998, but is available as an extra feature on Criterion's fabulous DVD edition of Bergman's 1957 movie "Wild Strawberries". Interviewed by Jörn Donner (Finno-Swedish writer/film maker, and producer of "Fanny and Alexander"), Bergman gives an insightful and revealing view into his childhood, his personal life, and his work. It isn't as much a documentary as it is an interview; about 90% of "Om liv och arbete" consists of the interview, but it is entertaining and interesting - especially so for the dedicated Bergman fan, I'd assume. As an extra on a DVD this is a great treat!


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