Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007)


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Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the trilogy closed. Here, as in 'Den Goda Viljan' ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 9 Oscars. Another 75 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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(1957)
(1982)
(1972)
(1957)

Filmography

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  Sixty-Four Minutes with Rebecka (original screenplay) (announced)
 2018 Den obesegrade kvinnligheten (TV Movie) (writer)
 2015 A Spiritual Matter (TV Movie) (play: En Själslig Angelägenhet)
 2006 Skines apo ena gamo (TV Movie) (original scenario)
 2005 Bergmanova sonata (TV Movie) (play)
 2003 Saraband (TV Movie)
 2002 Persona (Video short)
 2000 Faithless
 1997 In the Presence of a Clown (TV Movie)
 1996 Private Confessions (TV Movie)
 1996 Harald & Harald (TV Short)
 1995 The Last Gasp (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1991 The Best Intentions (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1990 Live From Lincoln Center (TV Series) (by: was suggested by a film - 1 episode)
- New York City Opera: A Little Night Music (1990) ... (by: was suggested by a film)
 1984 Karin's Face (Documentary short)
 1984 The Making of Fanny and Alexander (Documentary)
 1984 After the Rehearsal (TV Movie)
 1983 Fanny and Alexander (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Demonerna (1983)
- Vålnaden (1983)
- Uppbrottet (1983)
 1982 Fanny and Alexander (written by)
 1979 Fårö Document 1979 (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 The Making of Autumn Sonata (Documentary)
 1978 Autumn Sonata (writer)
 1977 The Serpent's Egg (a film by)
 1977 A Little Night Music (suggested by: a film by "Sommarnattens leende")
 1976 De fördömda kvinnornas dans (Short) (uncredited)
 1976 Face to Face
 1975 The Magic Flute (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1973 Scenes from a Marriage (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Analfabeterna (1973) ... (uncredited)
- Tåredalen (1973) ... (uncredited)
- Paula (1973) ... (uncredited)
- Konsten att sopa under mattan (1973) ... (uncredited)
 1973 The Lie (TV Movie)
 1971 The Touch (screenplay - uncredited)
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lie (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 The Lie (TV Movie)
 1970 Sliki na drvo (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 The Passion of Anna (writer)
 1969 The Rite (TV Movie)
 1968 Shame (writer)
 1968 Hour of the Wolf (writer)
 1967 Stimulantia (segment "Daniel")
 1966 Persona (story and screenplay)
 1964 All These Women (written by)
 1963 The Silence (writer)
 1963 Painting-On-Wood (TV Movie)
 1963 Winter Light (writer)
 1962 Staden (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 The Pleasure Garden (written by - as Buntel Ericsson)
 1961 Through a Glass Darkly (written by)
 1960 The Devil's Eye (screenplay)
 1958 The Magician (writer)
 1958 Brink of Life (uncredited)
 1957 Wild Strawberries (written by)
 1957 Night Light (uncredited)
 1957 The Seventh Seal (play "Trämålning") / (screenplay)
 1956 Last Pair Out
 1955 Dreams
 1953 Sawdust and Tinsel (uncredited)
 1953 Summer with Monika (uncredited)
 1952 Waiting Women
 1951 Divorced
 1950 While the City Sleeps (idea)
 1950 To Joy
 1949 Prison (writer)
 1948 Eva (screenplay) / (short story "Trumpetaren och Vår Herre")
 1948 Port of Call (screenplay)
 1947 A Ship to India (screenplay)
 1946 It Rains on Our Love (screenplay)
 1946 Crisis (screenplay)
 1944 Torment
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Scenes from a Marriage," was performed in a 1990 Chichester Festival Production at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Alan Howard and Penny Downie in the cast. Rita Russek was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Biographical Movies | 42 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 47 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site (Swedish)

Alternate Names:

Ernst Ingmar Bergman | Mr. Ingmar Bergman | Buntel Ericsson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

The theater is like a faithful wife. The film is the great adventure - the costly, exacting mistress. See more »

Trivia:

The rock band Van Halen wrote a song called "The Seventh Seal" (from the "Balance" album) in honor of his films. The song talks about The Seventh Seal (1957) and The Virgin Spring (1960). See more »

Trademark:

Most of his films are around 90 minutes long See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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