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The Films of Ingmar Bergman
by Jesse Kalin
This concise overview of the career of one of the modern masters of world cinema defines Ingmar Bergman's conception of the human condition as a struggle to find meaning in life as it is played out. After examining six existential themes explored repeatedly in Bergman's films--judgment, abandonment, suffering, shame, a visionary picture, and a turning toward or away from o ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published November 22nd 2005 by Cambridge University Press
(first published December 23rd 1999)
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A very valuable study of the important themes in Bergman's work. Kalin's lucid style is very refreshing and a lovely benchmark for how to write about Bergman's cinema. I'd recommend the book to those acquainted with Bergman's work who want to dig deeper into the shadows and meanings of those films.