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Job Film director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1944-2005
Top Roles Man in the stairs at the gynecologist's, Man with newspaper on the train, Man wearing a beret at the funfair, Expecting Father at the Maternity Ward, Narrator
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Ingmar Bergman Overview:

Director, Ingmar Bergman, was born Ernst Ingmar Bergman on Jul 14, 1918 in Uppsala, Sweden. Bergman died at the age of 89 on Jul 30, 2007 in Fårö, Sweden .



Although Bergman was nominated for eight Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Oscar Award in 1970 Ingmar Bergman .

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1959Best WritingWild Strawberries (1957)N/ANominated
1962Best WritingThrough a Glass Darkly (1961)N/ANominated
1973Best DirectorCries and Whispers (1972)N/ANominated
1973Best WritingCries and Whispers (1972)N/ANominated
1976Best DirectorFace to FaceN/ANominated
1978Best WritingAutumn Sonata (1978)N/ANominated
1983Best DirectorFanny & AlexanderN/ANominated
1983Best WritingFanny & AlexanderN/ANominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)



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Makes a Movie (1963)

By Beatrice on Dec 28, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Makes a Movie ( gör en film) Directed by Vilgot Sjöman 1963/Sweden Sveriges Radio First viewing/Netflix rental Anyone who has an interest in the filmmaking process or in Bergman owes it to himself to see this film. The movie in question is Winter Light (1963).  We fo... Read full article

Wild Strawberries (1957, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 8, 2017 From The Stop Button

Wild Strawberries is about a septuagenarian doctor (Victor Sjöström) being awarded an honorary degree. Sjöström’s narration sets it up in the first scene, before the opening titles. Director Bergman’s script, through the narration, lays out the entire ground situation before the titles, in fact. Sjö... Read full article

The Seventh Seal (1957, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 7, 2016 From The Stop Button

The Seventh Seal has a lot of striking imagery. Gunnar Fischer’s cinematography is peerless, but it’s more–it’s how the photography works with the shot composition, how the shots work with one another (Lennart Wallén’s editing is simultaneously amiable and stunning). And then there’s how it all work... Read full article

Shame (1968, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 27, 2015 From The Stop Button

Shame has three or four sections. Director Bergman doesn’t draw a lot of attention to the transition between the first parts, he hides it in the narrative. Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow are a married couple living on an island following a war. Not much information about the war, but they’... Read full article

Cries and Whispers, 1972,

By Aaron West on Jul 3, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Jul 3 Posted by aaronwest By 1972, Bergman was already established as one of the titans of international art cinema. He had won several awards at Cannes and been nominated for two Academy Awards (he would eventually be nominated for 9, including three for this film). Cries and Whispers is not a fil... Read full article

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Ingmar Bergman Facts
Is buried on the island of Fårö, where he had lived most of his life.

Swedish Film Institute announced Bergman will donate his raw footage, photographs and manuscripts from his films and plays to a new foundation established to honor him. (5 June 2002)

Fluently spoke Swedish, French and English.

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