Persona (1966) Poster



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Remade as 

Persona (2002) (Video)
Remake of Persona

Edited into 


The Silence (1963)
In the opening montage, the boy played by Jörgen Lindström is seen reading Mikhail Lermontov's "Hero of Our Time." This is the same book read by Lindström's character in The Silence (1963).

Referenced in 

Hour of the Wolf (1968)
The plot and themes are essentially the same, with some character names being identical as well as both films being based loosely off the same discarded script
Le Gai Savoir (1969)
Ride the Hot Wind (1971)
A poster is displayed outside of a movie theater.
Images (1972)
L'automne (1973)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Three Scenes with Ingmar Bergman (1975)
Movie is mentioned.
The Tenant (1976)
The Sentinel (1977)
3 Women (1977)
Autumn Sonata (1978)
From the Life of the Marionettes (1980) (TV Movie)
The nurse stands behind Katarina speaking in her ear in the same way that Bibi Andersson did with Liv Ullmann.
Stardust Memories (1980)
When Sandy's at the beach he is dressed like Bergman during the shooting of Persona. Besides, after the opening train scene, the following sucession of images references the opening of Persona.
O Cinema Falado (1986)
Mentioned by character
Deranged (1987)
It is referenced.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
(Two women stand near each other) Mike: Persona. Servo: Interiors. Mike: Same diff.
Burnt by the Sun (1994)
One character expects another to step on a piece of broken glass
To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)
Mentioned in dialogue
NewsRadio: Zoso (1996) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions that this is Lisa's favorite movie
Ingmar Bergman on Life and Work (1998) (TV Movie)
Mentioned once
8MM (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
The idea of an image of a penis spliced into a cartoon was borrowed from Persona
My Voyage to Italy (1999)
A still from the production of this film is shown.
Hannibal (2001)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
The scene just before the nude scene between actresses comes from that
The Others (2001)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Talk to Her (2002)
Swimming Pool (2003)
The Dreamers (2003)
A still of Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann is shown in Matthew's room
Oldeuboi (2003)
Near the ending the picture is split in two halfs showing the faces of Oh Dae-su and Evergreen as one
Chaplin Today: A Woman of Paris (2003) (TV Short)
Mentioned once
Robert Altman: Art and Soul (2004) (Video)
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in the "Three Women" article.
Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004)
Publicity still
Heights (2005)
56 min into the film, Henry (Eric Bogosian) proposes a musical stage version of the old film to a female producer at Diana's party.
Yamim Kfuim (2005)
In one particular scene which features the famous "two"-shot of this title.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.33 (2005) (TV Episode)
Among the Ingmar Bergman-inspired Double Jeopardy! category names is "Persona"
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
In "Experimental Film", the scene with the film apparently burning (the one that Homestar credits to Strong Sad loading the film wrong) is a reference to this Bergman film.
Running Scared (2006)
Film stock burns up and melts in scene in hockey rink like in "Persona".
UPA! Una película argentina (2007)
Fernando continually reads Bergman's script. Plus, in the end, Nina and Hildegunn pose like Elisabeth and Alma.
I'm Not There (2007)
A tarantula walks across a white screen in the beginning of Bergman's Persona. The same shot is used in I'm Not There, but in reference to Dylan's book.
Dark City: The Architecture of Dreams (2008) (Video)
Dana Polan mentions this film.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
Final scene of this film is referenced during theater scene.
The Lawyer (2010) (Short)
The pacing and atmosphere was influenced by Ingmar Bergman, specifically this film
Submarine (2010)
When Oliver recounts his mother's days as an actress, she strongly reminisces Liv Ullmann near the start of Persona.
At the Movies: 25 Years of Margaret & David (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Geoffrey Rush during a review of Margaret and David.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Children (2014) (Short)
Opening is a shot-for-shot homage to Persona's opening scene.
The Rewrite (2014)
Keith says he'll give 100$ to anyone who'll name three movies by Bergman and Sara mentions "The Seventh Seal" and "Persona"
Queen of Earth (2015)
Kissproof (2015) (Short)
The opening pre-title montage was inspired by the scene at the start of the Bergman film.
Wazzu on Film: Deadpool and Hail, Caesar! (2016) (TV Episode)
Pick of the Week
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Reunion (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster seen outside video store.
[Censored] (2018)
This film is referred to and discussed.
Born on the 8th of March (2019)
The main male character argues about the necessity of multiple interpretations in film and uses this film as an example.


Un Chien Andalou (1929) (Short)
During the montage in the beginning of the film, there is a quick shot of the eye-slicing scene from Luis Bunuel's Un Chien Andalou.
Prison (1949)
"Silent film" clips of a man being comically chased by a skeleton and the devil are featured during the opening montage.
The Silence (1963)
Anna's shout is briefly heard in the middle of the movie.

Featured in 

Homo Promo (1991)
Minns Ni? (1993) (Short)
Clip shown
Bergman Island (2004) (TV Movie)
A film excerpt is shown, before Bergman's present words evoking it.
Hour of the Wolf: The Search for Sanity (2004) (Video)
Discussed with clips shown
Sueño lumínico (2005) (Short)
Aparecen partes del comienzo de Persona
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Featured in documentary
Daisy Diamond (2007)
Shown at the cinema.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Shown during the In Memoriam tribute (Ingmar Bergman)
...Men filmen är min älskarinna (2010)
Clips shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: European New Wave (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.
Liv & Ingmar (2012)
Subject of documentary
Trespassing Bergman (2013)
Clips shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Renegade Cut: Persona (2015) (TV Episode)
Discussed and analyzed
[Censored] (2018)
Show clip(s) from this film.

Spoofed in 

Love and Death (1975)
The wheat scene with towards the end of the film is a direct visual parody of Ingmar Bergman's classic Persona. The juxtaposition of faces is an homage to Bergman's trademark shots.
SCTV: Whispers of the Wolf/The Occult (1978) (TV Episode)
Part of basis for parody "Whispers of the Wolf".
Dear White People: Chapter VII (2017) (TV Episode)
The scene where Gabe imagines Sam and Reggie togheter before sex recreates the composition of faces of Bergman's film.
The President Show: Make America Great-a-Thon (2018) (TV Episode)
Mueller's profile against Trump's face is a direct nod to an iconic shot in Ingmar Bergman's "Persona."

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