Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Faithless’ Set for TV Adaptation by ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ Director Tomas Alfredson

Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Faithless’ Set for TV Adaptation by ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ Director Tomas Alfredson
Tomas Alfredson, the Swedish director of “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and “Let the Right One In,” is set to direct a TV series adapted from “Faithless,” a 2000 film written by Ingmar Bergman and directed by Liv Ullman.

Miso Film, a Fremantle company, is producing with Swedish broadcaster Svt.

Sara Johnsen (“July 22”) is writing the script of the six-part series. The project was revealed on July 2 at the annual Bergman Week on Fårö island, where Sara Johnsen, Tomas Alfredson and Svt’s head of drama Anna Croneman discussed the series.

“Faithless” explores the relationship between passion and love through an erotic triangle. David falls in love with his best friend Mark’s wife, the beautiful Marianne. David and Marianne’s love affair has painful consequences for two families.

“Sometime during the winter of 2001, I contacted Ingmar Bergman and asked if I could reinterpret his story. Initially he said it sounded like “a drunken idea,
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