The Bergman Trilogy: Film, the Stage, and Solitude ( (3-part series - Enhanced DVD)
Follow Ingmar Bergman throughout the three main stages of his life as he opens up to Marie Nyrerod, a Swedish journalist. This three-part video series is a treasure for historians, film buffs and artists. The trilogy begins with a look into this well-known film director's career, including the way his passion for the industry began at eight years old. Enjoy learning the stories behind films such as "Crisis", "Prison" and "Summer Interlude" as Bergman tells his stories. The film is in Swedish with English sub-titles.
The second video in the series shows how Bergman's love of the theater began and how he became the youngest theatrical director in Sweden. Watch as Bergman's emotions portray his stage experience, his loves and his decision to leave the business. This includes rare film footage and behind-the-scenes looks into this era of his life.
Complete your journey with a heart-felt look at Bergman's life of solitary on Faro Island. Begin with a bird's eye view of his home and where he takes his daily walks. He allows Nyrerod to visit with him as he reminisces about his marriages, career, family and his choice to live alone. Bergman was married to Ingrid for 24 years and still feels her presence years after her death. Watch a clip of her in "Saraband" and uncover her remarkable characteristics. He chose to move to the island in 1960 and says it felt like home to him.
The Berman Trilogy: Film, the Stage, and Solitude (3-part series - Enhanced DVD)