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Nykvist, Sven

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Most widely held works by Sven Nykvist
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,347 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
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,258 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman dying of cancer in her family home is tended by her two sisters
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devout girl is raped and murdered by herders on her way to church. When her attackers seek shelter at her home, their crime is discovered and a bloody vengeance exacted
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having neglected her children for many years, world-famous pianist Charlotte visits her 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 843 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
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 824 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
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 656 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 )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 646 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, 1945- ; Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-; Cort, Julia. ; PBS Home Video Lithgow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 632 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 )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young schizophrenic woman who finds herself viewed with cold detachment by her father and in helpless agony by her husband. As she quickly slips into insanity, the family must come to grips both with her mental illness and their own inability to relate in society
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 484 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 463 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 445 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 )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 428 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 )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein schüchterner kleiner Angestellter zieht in eine Pariser Altbauwohnung, deren Vormieterin sich aus dem Fenster zu Tode gestürzt hat. Die Erzählungen der zudringlichen Nachbarn, das Klima der Isolation und Verlassenheit, der Mangel an eigenem Durchsetzungsvermögen und Selbstvertrauen stürzen den Mieter in eine Identitätskrise. [...] Polanski beschreibt einen psychischen Verfallsprozeß als halluzinatorische Wirklichkeitsentfremdung und entwickelt den irrationalen Schrecken aus banalen Alltagsdetails. [...]" []
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Brian De Palma( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 403 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
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 369 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


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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Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderViskningar och Rop = Cries and WhispersAutumn sonataWinter lightAgnes of GodGycklarnas afton