Tag Archives: Ingmar Bergman

WILD STRAWBERRIES

Dr. Isak Borg is a 78-year-old professor and will be receiving an honorary degree tomorrow. We know this, because he tells us. Borg also tells us about his son, his career and the wife that died years ago. He tells … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – July 14, 1918

“I never considered myself anything more than as a craftsman, a hell of a skilled craftsman, if I may so myself, but nothing more. I create things that are meant to be useful, films or theatrical productions. I’ve never felt … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – September 20

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In Their Words – Sunday, July 14, 2013

“I’ve had to learn everything about movies by myself. For the theater, I studied with a wonderful old man in Goteborg, where I spent four years. He was a hard, difficult man, but he knew the theater- and I learned … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, June 18, 2013

“I wrote Scenes from a Marriage just for fun and didn’t know what to do with it. It was like Winnie the Pooh. You know, Christopher Robin was ill and, every evening before sleep, A. A. Milne told him one … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, June 11, 2013

“No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.” –Ingmar Bergman

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In Their Words – Sunday, May 19, 2013

“The theater is like a faithful wife. The film is the great adventure — the costly, exacting mistress.” –Ingmar Bergman

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In Their Words – Saturday, April 13, 2013

“To me, when cinematography is at its best, it is very close to the state of dreaming. You know, in any other art you can’t create a situation that is as close to dreaming. Think only of the time gap. … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Thursday, March 28, 2013

“I think I have made just one picture that I really like, and that is Winter Light. That is my only picture about which I feel that I have started here and ended there and that everything along the way … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, February 3, 2013

“I’d prostitute my talents if it would further my cause, steal if there was no way out, killing my friends or anyone else if it would help my art.” –Ingmar Bergman

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