Ingmar Bergman is still the doyen of cinema. He is known for masterpieces of controlled human emotion, exploring every facet of the personality in relentless detail. He wrote: "I had the possibility of corresponding with the world around me in a language that is literally spoken from soul to soul."
These two screenplays, liberally illustrated with production stills featurin...more
Don't just look at me with those big eyes. Give me a hint. You mean that words are an inadequate way to communicate what we think and feel? That if we stopped talking for a minute and really listened, then we'd be able to hear the things that mattered? That most of the ti ...more
According to the man, since he won the Grand Prix at Cannes with Smiles of a Summer Night in 1956, his fame meant no-one would give him honest criticism, he said.
"There hasn't been anyone with whom I can discuss my scripts," he said.
"Even when the film is done, there is no-one I can show it to who gives his sincere opinion. There is silence."
Mr Bergman, step this way.
I’m really fucking irritated, Mr Bergman that I had to listen to a s ...more
(Of course I'm currently working on this scene in my acting class so I can't r ...more
He directed 62 films, most of which he wrote, and directed over 170 plays. Some of his internationally k ...more