• Ingmar Bergman

    The following fifty-five-minute documentary by Stig Björkman was shot on location during the making of THE TOUCH in 1970, and features interviews with director Ingmar Bergman and actors Bibi Andersson, Elliott Gould, and Max von Sydow.

  • Ingmar Bergman Audio Interview

    This audio interview was conducted in 1990 by French director Olivier Assayas and Swedish author and documentary filmmaker Stig Björkman.

  • Ingmar Bergman on SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
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    In this 1986 interview for Swedish television, Ingmar Bergman reflects on the making of SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, discussing the characters he created and the strong response they elicited from their audience.

  • Ingmar Bergman on SAWDUST AND TINSEL

    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 THE MAGIC FLUTE

    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 on WINTER LIGHT

    The following introduction was recorded by director Ingmar Bergman in 2003.

  • Ingmar Bergman on THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY

    The following introduction was recorded by director Ingmar Bergman in 2003.

  • Ingmar Bergman on SHAME

    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 on PERSONA

    In the following excerpt, taken from an interview recorded for Canadian television in 1970, director Ingmar Bergman recalls a stay in the hospital when the idea for PERSONA came to him.

  • 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: Reflections on Life, Death, and Love

    In this rare television interview with Ingmar Bergman, the director appears with his frequent star Erland Josephson for a candid, highly charged discussion. The interview was conducted by journalist Malou von Sivers for TV4 International Sweden in 1999.

  • 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.

  • Ingmar Bergman Bids Farewell to Film

    In this candid conversation with film critic Nils Petter Sundgren, recorded for Swedish television in 1984, director Ingmar Bergman talks about his working methods, his childhood, and his decision to quit filmmaking.

  • 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.

  • Ingmar Bergman on A LESSON IN LOVE

    This introduction to A LESSON IN LOVE was created in 2003 as part of a series of introductions that Marie Nyreröd recorded with Ingmar Bergman to many of his films. Shot in Bergman’s screening room on Fårö Island, these pieces were designed to precede the films when shown on Swedish television.

  • Ingmar Bergman on SUMMER WITH MONIKA

    In this short interview, conducted by reporter Marie Nyreröd for SVT Svensk Television in the summer of 2003, director Ingmar Bergman talks about his great affection for SUMMER WITH MONIKA, its production, and his relationship at the time with actress Harriet Andersson.

  • Ingmar Bergman on THE MAGICIAN

    Ingmar Bergman discusses THE MAGICIAN in this 1967 interview conducted for Swedish television.

  • Ingmar Bergman on SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT

    In this short introduction, recorded in his theater on Fårö Island, director Ingmar Bergman reflects on the surprise success of SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT. This piece was produced by reporter Marie Nyreröd for SVT Svensk Television in the summer of 2003.

  • Ingmar Bergman on AUTUMN SONATA

    In this excerpt from a summer 2003 interview conducted by Marie Nyreröd for SVT Svensk Television, director Ingmar Bergman talks about AUTUMN SONATA.

  • Ingmar Bergman on THE SILENCE

    The following introduction was recorded by director Ingmar Bergman in 2003.