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  • Waiting Women


    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1952 • Sweden
    Starring Anita Björk, Eva Dahlbeck, Maj-Britt Nilsson

    While at a summerhouse, awaiting their husbands’ return, a group of sisters-in-law recount stories from their respective marriages. Rakel (Anita Björk) tells of receiving a visit from a former lover ...

  • Ingrid Bergman in Europe

    1 season

    Before she conquered Hollywood, Ingrid Bergman starred in a number of films in her native Sweden that showcased her daring range and passionate depth as an actor. Then in 1949, at the height of her stardom, she decamped for Italy to star in neorealist titan Roberto Rossellini’s STROMBOLI. It was ...

  • FANNY AND ALEXANDER: Television Version

    1 season

    Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden. Ingmar Bergman intended FANNY AND ALEXANDER as his swan song, and it is the director’s warmest and most autobiographical film...

  • Women on the Verge

    1 season

    Female psyches warp and merge in these unsettlingly intimate chamber pieces from Ingmar Bergman and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

  • Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullmann

    1 season

    When Ingmar Bergman cast Liv Ullmann in PERSONA, he initiated a remarkable creative partnership that would last well beyond the passionate, years-long affair that also blossomed between them.

  • SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE: Television Version

    1 season

    SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners. Shot in intense, intimate close-ups by master cinematographer Sven Nykvist and featuring flawless per...

109 Videos

  • Ingmar Bergman

    Director Ingmar Bergman talks about SHAME in this fifteen-minute excerpt from an interview recorded for the Swedish television program Forum and originally broadcast on September 19, 1968.

  • Ingmar Bergman at AFI

    Director Ingmar Bergman was invited to speak at the American Film Institute, in Los Angeles, on October 31, 1975, as part of the Harold Lloyd Master Seminars. Presented here is edited version of that seminar.

  • Ingmar Bergman

    This interview with director Ingmar Bergman, conducted by journalist Sigvard Hammar, was originally broadcast on December 27, 1974, days before the premiere of THE MAGIC FLUTE on Swedish television on January 1, 1975.

  • Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie

    The year is 1961 and Ingmar Bergman is making a movie. While planted on the scene as apprentice to Bergman, Vilgot Sjöman (director, I AM CURIOUS–YELLOW, 1967), and a crew from Swedish Television begin to capture what would become a comprehensive five-part documentary on the making of WINTER LIGHT.

  • Woody Allen on Ingmar Bergman

    It’s no secret that the work of Ingmar Bergman has had a profound influence on Woody Allen’s career. In this short 1998 piece for Turner Classic Movies, Allen talks about his passion for the director.

  • Ingmar Bergman on Victor Sjöström

    In this 1981 interview with Ingmar Bergman, excerpted from Gösta Werner’s feature documentary VICTOR SJÖSTRÖM: A PORTRAIT, the filmmaker discusses his deep admiration for Sjöström—director of THE PHANTOM CARRIAGE—as well as the influence he had on his own career and their work together on WILD ST...

  • Ingmar Bergman

    In 2003 Swedish television journalist Marie Nyreröd recorded brief introductions with Ingmar Bergman for many of his films. Here Bergman and Nyreröd discuss SAWDUST AND TINSEL.

  • Ingmar Bergman on CRIES AND WHISPERS

    Reporter Marie Nyreröd interviewed director Ingmar Bergman for SVT Svensk Television in the summer of 2003, on the island of Fårö, where he had lived since 1967. In this excerpt, he talks about CRIES AND WHISPERS. At the time of the recording, Bergman was eighty-five.