He directed Henrik Ibsen's play, "Hedda Gabler," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Jeremy Brett, Robert Stephens, John Moffatt, and Sheila Reid in the cast.
9 Biographical Movies |
42 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
47 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Ernst Ingmar Bergman | Mr. Ingmar Bergman | Buntel Ericsson
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on Andrei Tarkovsky
] My discovery of Tarkovsky's first film was like a miracle. Suddenly I found myself standing at the door of a room, the key to which, until then, had never been given to me. It was a room I had always wanted to enter and where he was moving freely and fully at ease. I felt encouraged and stimulated: someone was expressing what I had always wanted to say without knowing how. ...
He was approached by Italian television in the seventies, about making a TV-movie based on the life of Jesus Christ. He wrote a synopsis and planned on filming the entire movie in the Swedish province Gotland (for example, the rocky beaches of Langhammars on the island of Fårö were to serve as Golgatha). Eventually, Franco Zeffirelli
was commissioned to helm the project, which became Jesus of
Most of his films are around 90 minutes long