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Svensk filmindustri

Works: 491 works in 1,490 publications in 6 languages and 27,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Television mini-series  Horror films  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Other, prn, Publisher, Distributor, isb
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Svensk filmindustri
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

71 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in Swedish and English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 14th century, a knight returning home from the Crusades encounters Death who challenges him 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 )

65 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly professor, travelling to receive an honorary degree, reviews the events of his life. In Swedish, with English subtitles. Original Swedish title: Smultronstallet
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life as a dog is set in the 1950's. 12-year-old Ingemar Johansson lives with his elder brother and sick mother. Ingemar loves his mother but his natural high spirits and mischievous pranks are a trial for her. She becomes bedridden with a terminal illness and is given to temper tantrums which alternate with silent withdrawal. By applying his own very personal philosophy and his wild sense of humour, Ingemar manages to distance himself from catastrophe time after time. One of Ingemar's ways of getting around moments of crises is to go down on his knees to feign the barking of a dog
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in Swedish and English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La tortuosa relación entre una actriz que se niega a hablar y su enfermera."
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in Swedish and English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fable-like drama, set in medieval Sweden, about a gang of travellers who rape and murder the young daughter of a farmer. Luring the unsuspecting culprits into his home, the grieving father enacts a brutal revenge. Directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Max Von Sydow, this film won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film
Through a glass darkly by Susan Greenfield( Visual )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four-character drama about just-released mental patient, her husband, her father and her younger brother who spend summer together on secluded island ... The first in the filmmaker's "faith" trilogy, followed by Winter light and The silence"--Leonard Maltin's TV movies and video guide
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 781 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 )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 750 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
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in Swedish and Turkish and held by 739 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
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Swedish and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonius Block is a knight, who along with his squire, are returning home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. Antonius challenges Death to a chess game for his life. Antonius and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval that the plague has caused
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in Swedish and Danish and held by 655 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
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 560 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
Ansiktet = the magician( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in Swedish and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater has developed quite a controversial reputation for its mesmerizing performances. The troupe consists of magician Dr. Albert Emanuel Vogler, his assistant Aman (his wife Manda disguised as a man), Granny the elderly potion mistress, coach driver Simson, and the sly barker Tubal. On the outskirts of Stockholm, Consul Abraham Egerman, Police Chief Starbeck, and Dr. Vergerus, the Royal Medical Adviser meet and detain them. These men believe the magician to be a charlatan, and are suspicious of his supposedly astonishing magic show, and demand to inspect it for themselves before it is shown to the general public. So a private show is performed as Vergerus and Vogler engage in their own battle of wills. Who will win this conflict between science and superstition?
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in Swedish and English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this stark drama, Max Von Sydow plays Andreas, a flinty, dour 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
Vargtimmen = Hour of the wolf by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in Swedish and English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons
Masculin féminin : 15 faits précis( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 445 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 )

21 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 418 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 1921 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage. The story concerns an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption
Sommaren med Monika = Summer with Monika by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Swedish and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Monika and nineteen-year-old Harry Lund meet in a cafe. They spend a happy summer together, and soon Monika discovers that she is pregnant. They marry, but Monika is bored with taking care of the baby and the responsibilities of married life. She begins an affair with a former lover and their marriage falls apart
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Smultronstället = Wild strawberries
Mitt liv som hundPersonaJungfrukällanThe silenceWinter lightAu hasard Balthazar = BalthazarVargtimmen = Hour of the wolfMasculin féminin : 15 faits précisSommarlek = Summer interlude
Alternative Names
AB Svensk filmindustri

AB Svensk Filmindustri:SF



SF Studios Swedish film production company, distributor and movie theatre chain

SF (Svensk filmindustri)

Svensk Filmindustri

Svensk Filmindustri Filmproduktionsgesellschaft


Swedish (478)

English (50)

French (23)

Danish (4)

Spanish (1)

Turkish (1)