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The Making of Fanny and Alexander (1984)

Dokument Fanny och Alexander (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary | 8 October 1987 (Uruguay)
A chronicle of the making of Ingmar Bergman's Oscar winning film.

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Ingmar Bergman

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Ingmar Bergman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Daniel Bergman Daniel Bergman ... Himself
Ingmar Bergman ... Himself
Gunnar Björnstrand ... Himself
Allan Edwall ... Himself
Ewa Fröling ... Herself
Erland Josephson ... Himself
Lars Karlsson Lars Karlsson ... Himself
Sven Nykvist ... Himself
Ulf Pramfors Ulf Pramfors ... Himself
Peter Schildt ... Himself
Gunn Wållgren ... Herself
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A chronicle of the making of Ingmar Bergman's Oscar winning film.

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Documentary

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

8 October 1987 (Uruguay) See more »

Also Known As:

The Making of 'Fanny and Alexander' See more »

Filming Locations:

Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden

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Mono

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #264. See more »

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How To Make Magic Happen
26 October 1999 | by Dale-40See all my reviews

Aspiring directors -- even if it's only family movies with a camcorder they plan to make -- should see this documentary on how the master film maker created magic. Bergman knew what he wanted before he planned each scene. So have many other directors. And some of the actors who worked with some of these other directors never made another film again. Bergman got his favorite actors to come back film after film, because he knew how to get them to do takes over and over again without destroying their egos. His work with the two children is especially touching. "My sister and I giggled like that," he told the youngsters playing Fanny and Alexander.


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