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Bergman: A Year In A Life (DVD) Bergman: A Year In A Life (DVD)

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This fascinating and unflinching study of the brilliance of Ingmar Bergman’s extraordinary career, is crafted around one of his most prolific and creatively fruitful years

This fascinating and unflinching study of the brilliance of Ingmar Bergman’s extraordinary career, is crafted around one of his most prolific and creatively fruitful years

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Jane Magnusson directs and narrates this passionate tribute to the hugely influential cinema and personality of film icon Ingmar Bergman.

Journeying through 1957 - the year Bergman released The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries, made a TV film and directed four plays for theatre - a wealth of archive and contemporary interviews reveals previously untold stories and insight into Bergman's life and character.

Featuring extensive clips from his vast body of work, Bergman: A Year in A Life explores the existential themes and personal dilemmas at the core of the director’s artistic legacy and offers a deeper understanding of what makes his work so powerful and enduring.

Jane Magnusson directs and narrates this passionate tribute to the hugely influential cinema and personality of film icon Ingmar Bergman.

Journeying through 1957 - the year Bergman released The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries, made a TV film and directed four plays for theatre - a wealth of archive and contemporary interviews reveals previously untold stories and insight into Bergman's life and character.

Featuring extensive clips from his vast body of work, Bergman: A Year in A Life explores the existential themes and personal dilemmas at the core of the director’s artistic legacy and offers a deeper understanding of what makes his work so powerful and enduring.

Extras

  • Bergman: A Year in a Life Q&A (2019, 17 mins): Jane Magnusson in conversation with Geoff Andrew. Recorded at BFI Southbank in 2019
  • Ingmar Bergman Guardian Interview (1982, 62 mins, audio only): Bergman pays tribute to theatre and film director Alf Sjöberg, discussing his influence and impact on his own career. Recorded at the NFT in 1982
  • Vox Lipoma (2018, 11 mins): satirical animation about Ingmar Bergman’s power, sexuality and relationships
  • UK theatrical trailer (2019)
  • Illustrated booklet with new writing by Jane Magnusson and Geoff Andrew, plus full film credits

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SKU 5035673021231
Catalogue Number BFIV2123
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2019
Director Jane Magnusson
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Running time 117 min
DVD region 2

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