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Nykvist, Sven

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Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A capable trained nurse is given the delicate job of attending a famous actress who has suffered some sort of trauma which has left her mute and withdrawn from the world. The two spend the summer alone in a cottage by the sea. Here by a curious osmosis, the personality of the actress is taken on by the nurse and vice versa
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judah y Clifford son dos hombres enfrentados a sendos dilemas morales de diferente gravedad. Cuando Judah, un reputado oftalmólogo, pretende poner fin a su relación extraconyugal, su amante lo amenaza con arruinar su vida contándoselo todo a su esposa; según su hermano Jack la única solución es asesinarla. Por su parte, Clifford es un director de documentales que se ve obligado a rodar una película sobre su cuñado, al que desprecia."--Filmaffinity
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a year in the life of a large well-to-do theatrical family living in a Swedish provincial town at the turn of the century. The central characters are the two young children, Fanny and Alexander, whose lives are turned upside down when their father dies and their mother, Emilie, falls for the icy charms of the puritanical local Bishop
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Swedish and French and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about the elemental things: death and dying, sex, injury, repression, and the body as a fount of sustenance. No wonder Bergman chooses to focus on female characters, in this case three sisters--one of whom is dying of tuberculosis--and a maid who is the only one capable of caring for the ill woman
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in Swedish and English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne and Johan always seemed to be the perfect couple. But when Johan suddenly leaves Marianne for another woman, they are forced to confront the disintegration of their marriage. Chronicles ten years of turmoil and love that bind the couple despite their divorce and subsequent marriages. Portrays the brutal pain and uplifting peace that accompany a lifetime of loving.--Container
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Life's greatest miracle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 21st-century remake of Miracle of Life, one of the most popular NOVA episodes of all time, this program uses high-tech methods to tell the inside-the-womb story of human life, from conception to birth. As in the original film, the program features the extraordinary work of Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson--who improves on his earlier vision with sophisticated microscopy and high-tech medical imaging to reveal every hidden milestone in a baby's conception and arrival
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling home by train through a country seemingly on the brink of war, two sisters--the sickly, intellectual Ester and the sensual, pragmatic Anna--along with Anna's young son, Johan, are forced to disembark in an unknown city in order for Ester to rest. Attempting to cope with their alien surroundings, the sisters resort to their personal vices while vying for Johan's affection, and in so doing sabotage what little remains of their ambiguous relationship."--Container
Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un escritor siempre muy ocupado y alejado viene a pasar unos días con sus hijos, un muchacho adolescente y una joven con problemas mentales, casada con un médico que la cuida con gran ternura. Los días de estancia en una isla durante un hermoso verano, se convierten en momento de crisis para todos y especialmente para el padre, que es confrontado con su incapacidad de darle a su familia lo que de él requiere
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shame probes the atrocities of war--both internal and external--as a young couple struggles to survive while the world around them crumbles into chaos"--Container
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein schüchterner kleiner Angestellter zieht in eine Pariser Altbauwohnung, deren Vormieterin sich aus dem Fenster zu Tode gestürzt hat. Die Erzählungen der zudringlichen Nachbarn, das Klima der Isolation und Verlassenheit, der Mangel an eigenem Durchsetzungsvermögen und Selbstvertrauen stürzen den Mieter in eine Identitätskrise. [...] Polanski beschreibt einen psychischen Verfallsprozeß als halluzinatorische Wirklichkeitsentfremdung und entwickelt den irrationalen Schrecken aus banalen Alltagsdetails. [...]" []
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas Winkleman se separa de su mujer y se marcha a vivir solo a una pequeña isla del Báltico, Farö, tratando de olvidar su pasado. Allí encuentra a Anna, una mujer joven que acaba de enviudar y perder a su único hijo. También conoce a una pareja, Elis y Eva, que están pasando por un momento difícil en su relación. Andreas trata de iniciar una relación con Anna, pero los fantasmas personales de ambos no tardan en atormentarlos
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American trapeze act comes to pre-World War II Germany and two of the members are trapped inside Berlin after the other commits suicide. They find work with Dr. Vergerus at St. Ana's clinic, and soon discover that all is not what it appears to be
Gycklarnas afton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relationship between a turn-of-the-century traveling circus owner and his performer girlfriend suddenly changes, when they pull into the town where the owner's wife and children live, whom he hasn't seen in three years
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
Pretty baby by Louis Malle( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district, circa 1917, is bewitched by a twelve-year-old child prostitute. A sincere, human study of a controversial subject."--Video Source Book
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Sea witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind."--External container
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her grown daughter Eva in her home. To her surprise she finds her other daughter, Helena, there as well. Helena is mentally disabled, and Eva has taken Helena out of the institution where their mother had placed her. The tension between Charlotte and Eva only builds up slowly, until a nightly conversation releases all the things they have wanted to tell each other
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Njukvist, Sven 1922-2006


Nykvist, Sven 1922-2006

Nykvist, Sven V. 1922-2006

Nykvist, Sven Vilhelm, 1922-

Nykvist, Sven Vilhelm 1922-2006

Sven Nykvist direttore della fotografia svedese

Sven Nykvist schwedischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur

Sven Nykvist Swedish cinematographer

Sven Nykvist Zweeds filmregisseur

Sven Vilhem Nykvist

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Нюквист, Свен

Свен Нюквист

Свен Нюквіст

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سون نیکویست

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Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderViskningar och Rop = Cries and WhispersAutumn sonata