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Ingmar Bergman the Centennial Celebration with His Actresses

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    The first sentences from the Magic Lantern by Ingmar Bergman.
    When I was born in 1918, my mother has Spanish influenza. I was in a bad way and was baptized as a precaution at the hospital.

    (Ingmar Bergman archive here)

    1aaBergmanJeanneMoreau
    Jeanne Moreau visiting Ingmar Bergman.
    (Read Ingmar Bergman’s Dangerous Liasions)

    As Harriet Andersson acknowledged, his leading performers grew exasperated at his tendency to describe them as “my actresses”, as if they were his chattels. From the very beginning of Bergman’s career in the 1940s to its very end 60 years later, the women in his films have testified to the intense and claustrophobic relationship he cultivated with them.

  • Jeanne Moreau – beloved actress was brilliant and breathlessly cool.

  • Shimura 1aBergmanShimura Takashi and Ingmar Bergman
    (During the awarding of the Selznick-Goldlorbeer-award on 29th June 1961 in Berlin on accasion of the Berlinale Film Festival. )
    (Shimura appeared in 21 of Akira Kurosawa’s 30 films)

  • Happy birthday Ingmar Bergman

    More photos of Ingmar Bergman here.

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