A film based on the pictures from Ingmar Bergman's personal photo album, especially the pictures of his mother Karin.

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Stunning
4 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Bergman's poignant tribute to his mother is made up entirely of photographs from his personal family album. With no voice-over and only the occasional inter-title Bergman lets the photos speak for themselves, aided only by a sparse musical track

If a picture is worth a thousand words then this film is worth a million. Beautiful, haunting and sad Bergman's photo-montage tribute to his mother is incredible. As good as, if not better than, THE SEVENTH SEAL.


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