IN THE BEGINNING

For a non-Scandinavian, seeing most of Bergman’s first nine feature movies is no easy matter. In the late 1950s afterThe Seventh Seal, Bergman films began appearing in most major North American cities, and film institutes, cinemathèques, film clubs, or universities could manage to find a print of so...

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Published in: Ingmar Bergman p. 22
Main Author: MARC GERVAIS
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: MQUP 11-15-1999
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Summary: For a non-Scandinavian, seeing most of Bergman’s first nine feature movies is no easy matter. In the late 1950s afterThe Seventh Seal, Bergman films began appearing in most major North American cities, and film institutes, cinemathèques, film clubs, or universities could manage to find a print of some of the movies, even of some of those precedingThe Seventh Seal– but only as far back asSummer Interlude, initially released long before in Sweden, in 1951. But what of those nine other, earliest (pre-Summer Interlude) features? In June 1992 at the Swedish Film Institute, Mikael Timm and I were
ISBN: 9780773518438
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