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Nykvist, Sven

Overview
Works: 533 works in 1,538 publications in 8 languages and 21,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Opera films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Interviewee, Author, Actor, Director, Scribe, Videographer , Performer, dir, pho
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sven Nykvist
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

53 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afamous actress is stricken with psychosomatic clumness 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 )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,092 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
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Swedish and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of four women's search for spiritual peace. Agnes is dying of cancer and is visited one last time by her two sisters, Karin and Maria. These two become entangled in feelings of jealousy, manipulation and selfishness. Yet Agnes is able to transcend her sisters' pettiness to remember moments of staggering beauty as well as horror
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 837 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 = Fanny and Alexander( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 773 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
Trollflöjten = The magic flute( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Swedish and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Tamino must overcome the evil power of the Queen of the Night before the ruler of the Kingdom of Light will award him the hand of the beautiful Pamina
Jungfrukällan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 762 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
Scener ur ett äktenskap( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 755 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 643 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
Tystnaden = The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 635 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
Life's greatest miracle by John Lithgow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 628 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
Nattvardsgästerna = Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Swedish and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this stark depiction of spiritual crisis, small-town pastor Tomas Ericsson performs his duties mechanically before a dwindling congregation. When he is asked to assist a troubled parishioner with his debilitating fear of nuclear annihilation, Tomas is terrified to find that he can offer nothing but his own uncertainty."--Container
Såsom i en spegel = Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 595 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
Autumn sonata( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 557 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
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 489 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 448 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 437 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 )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 434 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
Black moon by Louis Malle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After skirting the horrors of an unidentified war being waged in an anonymous countryside, a beautiful young woman takes refuge in a remote farmhouse where she becomes embroiled in the surreal domestic odyssey of a mysterious family. Evocatively shot by cinematographer Sven Nykvist, 'Black Moon' is a Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a post-apocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals. It's a cinematic daydream like no other
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends become romantically involved with one another, with disastrous consequences
 
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Viskningar och Rop = Cries and WhispersFanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderAgnes of GodGycklarnas afton
Alternative Names
Njukvist, Sven 1922-2006

Nykist, Sven, 1922-2006

Nykvist.

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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سون نیکویست

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სვენ ნიკვისტი

スヴェン・ニクヴィスト

史汶·尼克維斯特

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