Search results for "Gunnar Björnstrand"


Winter Light (1963)

Master craftsman Ingmar Bergman explores the search for redemption in a meaningless existence. In this stark depiction of spiritual crisis, small-town pastor Tomas Ericsson ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Ingrid Thulin  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Gunnel Lindblom  •  Max von Sydow

Autumn Sonata (1978)

A young married woman invites her mother, a celebrated concert pianist, to stay with her. Tensions rise as their buried hatred for one another comes to the surface.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Lena Nyman  •  Halvar Björk

Fanny and Alexander (1982)

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Allan Edwall  •  Ewa Fröling  •  Erland Josephson  •  Bertil Guve

Face to Face (1976)

A sensitive exploration of the tragic irony of the psychiatrist suffering with mental illness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Liv Ullmann  •  Erland Josephson  •  Aino Taube  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

The Rite (1969) RT 20% / Audience 40%

DVD release: May 2011

A judge in an unnamed country interviews three actors, together and singly, provoking them while investigating a pornographic performance for which they may face a fine. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Ingrid Thulin  •  Anders Ek  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Erik Hell

Shame (1968) RT Audience 100%

Ingmar Bergman's psychological study of how humans react in a situation of war. The film takes place on Gotland, where invasion forces arrives.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Liv Ullmann  •  Max von Sydow  •  Sigge Fürst  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

The Girls (1968)

A theater company rehearses Aristophanes play "Lysistrata" in which the Athenian women revolt to force the men to suspend the war and make peace. The three leading female ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Mai Zetterling
CAST:  Bibi Andersson  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Gunnel Lindblom  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

Here is Your Life (1966) RT Audience 50%

A working-class boy struggles to find himself through a series of jobs and romances.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan Troell
CAST:  Eddie Axberg  •  Gudrun Brost  •  Ulla Akselson  •  Bo Wahlström

Persona (1966) RT 88% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2004

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Bibi Andersson  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Margaretha Krook  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

Loving Couples (1964)

Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Mai Zetterling
CAST:  Harriet Andersson  •  Gunnel Lindblom  •  Gio Petré  •  Anita Björk




The Pleasure Garden (1961)

A small picturesque town at the turn of the century. The conservative views of the townspeople are shaken when they find out that the school teacher Franzén published his own ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alf Kjellin
CAST:  Sickan Carlsson  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Stig Järrel  •  Bibi Andersson

Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Harriet Andersson  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Max von Sydow  •  Lars Passgård

Swinging at the Castle (1959)

Love triangle between Svante, his fiancee Inga and Sophie, a girl from a rich family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alf Kjellin
CAST:  Alice Babs  •  Sven Lindberg  •  Yvonne Lombard  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

The Magician (1958)

Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician (Ansiktet) is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists. Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Ingrid Thulin  •  Bibi Andersson

Miss April (1958)

The banker Marcus falls in love with the young ballet-dancer Maj who works at the opera. To meet her he takes a job there but Maj is in love with Osvald Berg, the big star of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Göran Gentele
CAST:  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Lena Söderblom  •  Jarl Kulle  •  Gaby Stenberg

Wild Strawberries (1957) RT 95% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Professor of medicine Isak Borg travels to Lund University in order to receive his anniversary title. Along the road he meets strangers and relatives, and in his dreams he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Victor Sjöström  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ingrid Thulin  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

The Seventh Seal (1957)

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Bengt Ekerot  •  Nils Poppe

Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) RT 100% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2004

Sommarnattens leende (Smiles of a Summer Night) is a 1955 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film's plot – which involves switching partners on a summer's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  Björn Bjelfvenstam  •  Eva Dahlbeck

A Lesson in Love (1954)

DVD release: Dec 2004

After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient of his and Marianne has got herself involved with her former lover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman
CAST:  Eva Dahlbeck  •  Yvonne Lombard  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Olof Winnerstrand

Bom the Flyer (1952)

The meticulous Fabin Bom is called up for military service in the airforce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lars-Eric Kjellgren
CAST:  Nils Poppe  •  Elisaveta  •  Yvonne Lombard  •  Gerd Andersson