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Nykvist, Sven

Works: 452 works in 1,439 publications in 10 languages and 20,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Opera films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee, Author, Actor, Director, Scribe, Other, Performer, Videographer , pho, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sven Nykvist
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous actress is stricken with psychosomatic muteness and is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house, where the two gradually assume each other's personalities
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories, the film is about people's lives, loves, perceptions and ideals. It takes a look at some of the most disturbing questions surrounding human nature, and does it with a warm, generous and often humorous perspective
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in Swedish and German and held by 1,030 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
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 977 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
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 967 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Trollflöjten = The magic flute( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Swedish and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera by Mozart, in which a handsome young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of Night's daughter from an evil sorcerer
Scener ur ett äktenskap( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 711 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
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complicated and troubled relationship between a mother and a daughter
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 650 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
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three passengers suffocate in the sweltering heat of a confining train cabin: Ester, her sister Anna, and Anna's son Johan. Ester is too sick to travel, so they install themselves in the Hotel Europa, all stuffy majestic rooms, deep beds, and mile-long corridors. Bedridden Esther indulges in cigarettes and alcohol to suppress her pain, while Anna seeks out male company. Johan, left to his own devises, explores the desolate hotel, and draws closer to his ailing aunt, united by their mutual love for Anna, both bereft by her abandonment
Life's greatest miracle by John Lithgow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child
Through a glass darkly by Susan Greenfield( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 607 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
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 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
Agnes of God by Norman Jewison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, at an isolated convent, the infant of a young nun is found strangled, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the devout but troubled girl is fit to stand trial
Gycklarnas afton by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pessimistic story of romance and betrayal in the setting of a small travelling circus. Generally regarded as one of Bergman's best early films, it is marked by his characteristic symbolic approach and a style which here borders on the surreal
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 421 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 by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 402 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
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 388 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander
Alternative Names
Njukvist, Sven 1922-2006

Nykist, 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 švédský kameraman, režisér a herec

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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סוון ניקוויסט

سون نیکویست

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Viskningar och Rop = Cries and WhispersFanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderWinter lightAutumn sonataAgnes of GodGycklarnas afton