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Nykvist, Sven

Overview
Works: 397 works in 902 publications in 6 languages and 15,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Popular works  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judah y Clifford son dos hombres enfrentados a sendos dilemas morales de diferente gravedad. Judah, reputado oftalmólogo, pretende terminar su relación con su amante, Dolores, que amenaza con contarlo todo y destruir su vida si la abandona. Su hermano Jack le ofrece la posibilidad de asesinarla. Por su parte, Clifford es un director de documentales que se ve obligado a rodar una película sobre su cuñado, al que desprecia
Persona by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A famous actress is stricken with psychosomatic dumbness and is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house, where the two gradually assume each other's personalities
Viskningar och rop Cries and whispers by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Swedish and English and held by 1,003 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
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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in Swedish and English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An international concert pianist visits her grown daughter, Eva, after a seven-year absence. Aching with the memory of her mother's neglect, the introverted daughter explodes into a rage and the reunion turns into a shattering confrontation
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Swedish and German and held by 756 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 )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de una gran familia en una pequeña ciudad sueca a comienzos de siglo. Los personajes principales son dos niños, Fanny y Alexander, su madre y su abuela paterna
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 581 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 570 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 568 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 543 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 464 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
[En passion] Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 385 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 tenant by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A displaced person becomes convinced that his fellow lodgers are out to murder him."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Gycklarnas afton by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in Swedish and German and held by 359 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 serpent's egg ( Visual )
4 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
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in German and English and held by 314 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 )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet, una niña de 12 años, vive y crece en una casa de citas de New Orleans, donde para ella todo lo que sucede alrededor le parece de lo más normal
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 311 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 by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bergman's turn-of-the century family saga, in its original form as a five part mini-series, is two hours longer than the theatrical release version. Told through the eyes of a small boy, this most personal of Bergman's works is both autobiographical and an artistic reference point
 
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Alternative Names
Njukvist, Sven, 1922-2006
Nykvist.
Nykvist, Sven V. 1922-2006
Nykvist, Sven Vilhelm 1922-2006
Languages
Swedish (94)
English (59)
German (24)
Spanish (11)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
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