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Svensk filmindustri

Works: 366 works in 1,269 publications in 8 languages and 26,955 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Opera films  Television mini-series  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Other, prn, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Svensk filmindustri
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

84 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knight returning home from the crusades encounters death, who agrees to a chess game. In the balance hang the lives of the knight and a group of traveling players
Smultronstället Wild strawberries by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

64 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished professor emeritus who lives alone with his housekeeper can only come to terms with his egocentricity by traveling back in time to his earliest youth, finding there the seeds of his failure as husband, lover, father. This film deals with the phenomena of old age wherein childhood memories return with ever-increasing clarity while great stretches of the prime of life vanish into obscurity
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipped off to live with his uncle for the summer, 12-year-old Ingmar finds unexpected adventures with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. These experiences give him a sustaining inner strength to accept his life and to eventually enjoy childhood
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

56 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stricken with psychosomatic muteness, a famous actress is placed under a nurse's care in an isolated house where the two gradually assume each other's personalities
Jungfrukällan by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

46 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 1,196 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
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broading artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons
Through a glass darkly by Susan Greenfield( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 857 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
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Bergman's religious trilogy, centering on a love/hate relationship between two sisters. In a remote village where the language is incomprehensible, and the atmosphere oppressive, their communication deteriorates to sign language with the townspeople. While one sister slowly slips into death, the other engages a local barman in a frenzied, sexual encounter
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Ericsson, un pasteur dont l'institutrice, Marta, est la maîtresse, une maîtresse qui ne croit pas en Dieu, se rend chez Jonas Persson dont la foi chancelle. Il ne pourra empêcher son suicide et se montrera maladroit lorsqu'il lui faudra prévenir l'épouse. Thomas perd sa foi et répète dans une église vide, où n'est présente que la sceptique Marta, venue par amour, des gestes vides
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amor y desamor. Conveniencia, costumbre o verdadero cariño. Marianne y Johan se separan, tienen relaciones extramaritales, se reencuentran, se divorcian. Una relación que continuará después de la separación." -- Envase
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of man. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly." -- Container
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boat filled with Swedish immigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm at the end of the 19th century. Lasse and his son Pelle find work on a farm, but are treated very poorly. Nonetheless, Pelle is determined to make a better life
Disgrace by Steve McQueen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Swedish and Italian and held by 567 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
Sommaren med Monika Summer with Monika by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in Swedish and English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild, restless girl defies her parents and goes off with her boyfriend for an island holiday. Her subsequent pregnancy and motherhood don't in the least suit her, and the father is left alone with the baby. [Halliwell's]
Sommarnattens leende Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1901, Smiles of a summer night uses the style of operetta to weave a complicated intrigue of romances in which upper-class characters and their servants are involved in a comedy of manners. In Swedish, with English subtitles
Masculin féminin 15 faits précis by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in French and Italian and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
Sommarlek Summer interlude by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in Swedish and English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie is an accomplished ballet dancer haunted by her tragic youthful affair with a shy, handsome student. Her memories of the rocky shores of Stockholm's outer archipelago mingle with scenes from her gloomy present, most of them set in the dark backstage environs of the theater where she works
Körkarlen The phantom carriage by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells of a drunk who scoffs at the legend that anybody who dies on the strokes of midnight will be condemned to drive the coach of death for the next year
Bergman and the cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ingmar Bergman pays one final visit to Filmstaden ("Film City"), where many of his films were made. This programme includes numerous clips from Bergman's best films and unique behind-the-scenes material from his private archives."--Publisher's website
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Smultronstället Wild strawberries
Alternative Names
AB Svensk filmindustri

AB Svensk Filmindustri film production company

AB Svensk Filmindustri:SF




Swedish (501)

English (55)

French (35)

Italian (4)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

Danish (1)

Mitt liv som hundPersonaJungfrukällan[En passion] = Passion of AnnaThe silenceWinter lightAu hasard Balthazar = BalthazarSommaren med Monika Summer with Monika