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Nykvist, Sven

Works: 536 works in 1,534 publications in 9 languages and 21,264 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, Other, Interviewee, Author, Actor, Director, Scribe, Videographer , Performer, pho, dir
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 1,363 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 1,094 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in Swedish and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young girl is raped and murdered, her father plots revenge on those responsible
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 832 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
Trollflöjten = The magic flute( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Swedish and held by 765 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
Scener ur ett äktenskap( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 752 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
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 653 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
Tystnaden = The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in Swedish and French and held by 644 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
Visions of light( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies. Featured cinematographers: Gordon Willis, Greg Toland, William Fraker, Vittorio Storaro
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 626 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
Såsom i en spegel = Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La película, rodada en una remota isla del Báltico, está influenciada por "La Gaviota" de Chekhov y es una obra de teatro clandestina. Karin, David (su padre), Minus (su hermano pequeño) y Martin (su marido) pasan sus vacaciones en una isla. David es un escritor viudo que desde la muerte de su esposa se ha ocupado más de su carrera literaria que de sus hijos. Así pues, ha descargando sus deberes en Karin que, restablecida de un ligero trastorno mental, se casa con Martin, uno de los doctores del sanitorio. Durante las vacaciones Karin comienza a resentirse de la enfermedad mental y toma a Minus como confidente explicándole que se siente irresistiblemente atraída por la voz de alguien que la llama con una insistencia osesiva a través de una de las paredes del desván
Autumn sonata( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid Bergman plays a mother who, after forsaking her family for a music career, attempts a reconciliation with her oldest daughter through a night of painful revelation
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 487 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 John Pielmeier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 445 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
Black moon by Louis Malle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 433 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
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un tímido conserje acaba de mudarse a la misma habitación en que tiempo atrás una chica intentó suicidarse arrojándose por la ventana. A medida que va pasando el tiempo, el nuevo inquilino se convence de que sus nuevos vecinos intentan conducirlo a un estado de paranoia para que también salte por la ventana
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreï Arsenievitch Tarkovski( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in Swedish and Russian and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offret: Alexander's birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has, even his son
Viskningar och rop = Cries and whispers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Swedish and held by 112 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
Light Keeps Me Company by Carl-Gustav Nykvist Nykvist( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Swedish and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the life and work of cinematographer Sven Nykvist, told largely by Nykvist himself. The film includes numerous clips from films Nykvist photographed or directed and interviews with his colleagues, including Ingmar Bergman, Sir Richard Attenborough, Liv Ullman, Stellan Skarsgård, Woody Allen, Bibi Andersson, Vilmos Zsigmond and many others
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.14 for Life's gre ... to 0.94 for Fanny y Al ...)

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Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderAgnes of GodGycklarnas afton
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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