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Ingmar Bergman's the Silence: Pictures in the Typewriter, Writings on the Screen

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Ingmar Bergman's 1963 film The Silence was made at a point in his career when his stature as one of the great art-film directors allowed him to push beyond the boundaries of what was acceptable to censorship boards in Sweden and the United States. The film's depiction of sexuality was, as Judith Crist wrote at the time in the New York Herald-Tribune, "not for the prudish." ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 27th 2010 by University of Washington Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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rather bland in its analysis. good on the social surround. read it if level plus bergman fan
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Maaret Koskinen is Professor at the Department of Cinema Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden. She also freelances as film critic for the national daily Dagens Nyheter, and serves as Member of the Board of the Swedish Film Academy; as Member (appointed by the Ministry of Law) of the Stockholm Court of appeal in cases re. films ratings; and as Member of The Ingmar Bergman Foundation research ...more
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