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Bergman: A Year in a Life
Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018)

director: Jane Magnusson

composer: Jonas Beckman, Lars Kumlin
With: Ingmar Bergman, Lars von Trier, Elliott Gould, a.o.

duration: 117 minutes
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Film Fest Gent - Bergman: A Year in a Life

"Jane Magnusson's 'Bergman - A Year in a Life', a portrait of Ingmar Bergman in the pivotal year of 1957 (though it covers his entire life and career), is one of the most honest and overflowing portraits of a film artist that I can remember seeing. It captures Bergman as the tender and prickly, effusive and demon-driven, tyrannical and half-crazy celebrity-genius he was: a man so consumed by work, and by his obsessive relationships with women, that he seemed to be carrying on three lives at once." (Variety)

"This documentary captures Bergman as the tender and prickly, effusive and demon-driven, tyrannical and half-crazy celebrity-genius he was: a man so consumed by work, and by his obsessive relationships with women, that he seemed to be carrying on three lives at once." (The Times) 

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Screening dates: Bergman: A Year in a Life

KASKcinema Thu 11 Oct 2018 14:30 - 16:27 (117 min)
KASKcinema Fri 12 Oct 2018 20:00 - 21:57 (117 min)
KASKcinema Mon 15 Oct 2018 17:30 - 19:27 (117 min)
Kinepolis Gent Tue 16 Oct 2018 10:00 - 11:57 (117 min)

Credits

director: Jane Magnusson
producer: Fredrik Heinig, Cecilia Nessen, Mattias Nohrborg
composer: Jonas Beckman, Lars Kumlin
Editor: Orvar Anklew, Hanna Lejonqvist, Kalle Lindberg
Cinematography: Emil Klang

production company: B-Reel Feature Films

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dialogue: Swedish
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Sweden - Norway
year: 2018

Filmography

JANE MAGNUSSON: Ebbe: The Movie (2009), Bergmans video (2012, TV series), Trespassing Bergman (2013), Cupcake (2014, short), Christina Lindberg: The Original Eyepatch Wearing Butt Kicking Movie Babe (2016, TV movie), Vox Lipoma (2018, short), Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 16/9

Other festival films by director Jane Magnusson

2014:Trespassing Bergman

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