WorldCat Identities

Nykvist, Sven

Overview
Works: 440 works in 988 publications in 6 languages and 15,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  History  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Scribe, Interviewee, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sven Nykvist
Persona by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lo strano rapporto tra un'attrice divenuta afasica e la loquace infermiera che si prende cura di lei. (Mereghetti)
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brothers-in-law deal with moral and marital problems
Viskningar och rop Cries and whispers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Swedish and English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of three sisters, one of whom is dying of cancer, and their housekeeper all of whom are searching for sprirtual peace in a world that seems to offer only disorder and despair
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 768 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
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complicated and troubled relationship between a mother and a daughter
Scener ur ett äktenskap ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 706 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
Fanny och Alexander Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of Alexander and his sister Fanny, we see the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century. Their parents, Oscar and Emilie, are the director and the leading lady of the local theatre company. Oscar's mother and brother are its chief patrons. After Oscar's early death, his widow marries the bishop and moves with her children to his austere and forbidding chancery. The children are immediately miserable, but befriend a local Jewish merchant whose odd household becomes the children's refuge
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
The silence by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in Swedish and held by 572 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 )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in Swedish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family's already fragile ties are tested when Karin discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means. As she drifts in and out of lucidity, her father, husband, and younger brother are unable to prevent Karin's harrowing descent into the abyss of mental illness."--Container
Life's greatest miracle by John, 1945- ; Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-; Cort, Julia. ; PBS Home Video Lithgow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 558 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
Skammen Shame by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 461 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
Gycklarnas afton by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 421 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
The tenant by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
[En passion] Passion of Anna ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this stark drama, Max Von Sydow plays Andreas, a loner who, despite himself, becomes involved with three of his island neighbors: a Machiavellian architect, his formless wife and the beautiful widow Anna (Liv Ullmann), a moralist who sustains herself with illusion. One of Bergman's first films to be photographed in color
The serpent's egg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"El trapecista desempleado Abel Rosenberg (David Carradine) descubre que la única forma de navegar a través del circo del Berlín de 1923 es embriagándose. Pero a pesar del estupor, puede ver la amenaza de un misterio terrorífico - todos sus amigos, incluso sus conocidos má lejanos, comienzan a morir violentamente. ¿Podrá sobrevivir... o se revelarán su mente y su alma por completo?" -- Envase
Pretty baby by Louis Malle ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internationally acclaimed director Louis Malle has taken a taboo subject - child prostitution - and has created in Pretty Baby a film of humanity and beauty. E.J. Bellocq (Keith Carradine) is a photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district. Violet (12-year-old Brooke Shields), a young girl in 1917, bewitches Carradine with her curiosity and naive coquettishness. Malle's level-headed treatment of this controversial theme and exceptional performances by the entire cast (especially Susan Sarandon as Violet's prostitute mother) makes Pretty Baby a must-see for all serious film fans
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film set in India, of a young Brahmin's search for ultimate reality
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container
Fanny och Alexander by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical film that witnesses the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden, through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander
 
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Alternative Names
Njukvist, Sven 1922-2006
Nykvist.
Nykvist, Sven V. 1922-2006
Nykvist, Sven Vilhelm 1922-2006
Languages
Swedish (102)
English (57)
German (12)
Italian (6)
Spanish (5)
Multiple languages (1)
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