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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is ...  (more)

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

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

DVD release: Feb 2002

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from ...  (more)

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

Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie (1963) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2003

The year is 1961 and Ingmar Bergman is making a movie. While planted on the scene as apprentice to Bergman, Vilgot Sjöman (director, I Am Curious–Yellow, 1967), suggests to ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Vilgot Sjöman
CAST:  Ingmar Bergman  •  Vilgot Sjöman  •  Sven Nykvist  •  Gunnar Björnstrand

Avskedet (1982)

Set between 1930s and 50s, The Farewell the story of Valerie, who lives in a household totally repressed by her stern father. When Valerie has a brief affair with another ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tuija-Maija Niskanen
CAST:  Sanna Hultman  •  Carl-Axel Heiknert  •  Kerstin Tidelius  •  Pirkko Nurmi

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

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

Stimulantia (1967)

Stimulantia is a 1967 Swedish anthology film comprising eight episodes by eight different directors including Ingmar Bergman, Jörn Donner, Gustaf Molander and Vilgot Sjöman ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ingmar Bergman  •  Hans Alfredson  •  Jörn Donner  •  Tage Danielsson  •  Vilgot Sjöman  •  Hans Abramson  •  Gustaf Molander  •  Arne Arnbom  •  Lars Görling
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Harriet Andersson  •  Lars Ekborg

The Girl from the Third Row (1949)

A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the bearer or someone close a new meaning to life. Actors, embezzlers, old ladies and cheated husbands all seem to gain ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hasse Ekman
CAST:  Hasse Ekman  •  Hilda Borgström  •  Sigge Fürst  •  Ingrid Backlin

Blow Hot, Blow Cold (1969)

A quirky, but happily in love young Italian couple fall in with an older, but distinctly reserved Swedish couple whilst on vacation on islands off the coast of Southern Italy. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Florestano Vancini
CAST:  Giuliano Gemma  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Gunnar Björnstrand  •  Rosemary Dexter

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