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Svensk filmindustri

Overview
Works: 488 works in 1,163 publications in 5 languages and 26,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Television programs  Television mini-series  Horror films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Other, prn, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Svensk filmindustri
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

56 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 2,777 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
Mitt liv som hund My life as a dog by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundled off to a rural village because his mother is ill, a boy finds unexpected adventure with the town's warmhearted eccentrics
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La tortuosa relación entre una actriz que se niega a hablar y su enfermera"
Smultronstället Wild strawberries( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in Swedish and held by 1,240 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
Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in Swedish and English and held by 841 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
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Swedish and held by 793 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
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 784 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 )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in Swedish and English and held by 768 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
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 725 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 704 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
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Swedish and Danish and held by 611 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. Pelle is determined to make a better life
Wild strawberries by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in Swedish and English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aged doctor's journey through a compelling landscape of dream and memory as he travels to receive an honorary degree. Haunting flashbacks and incidents along the way force him to confront his life and its failings
Skammen Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 530 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
Sommarnattens leende Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 513 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
Ansiktet the magician( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 506 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?
Vargtimmen Hour of the wolf by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons
Jungfrukällan The virgin spring by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 443 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
Masculin féminin 15 faits précis by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in French and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
[En passion] Passion of Anna( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 397 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
Körkarlen The phantom carriage( Visual )

4 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells of a drunk (Sjöström) 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
 
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Languages
Swedish (337)

English (40)

French (20)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

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PersonaSmultronstället Wild strawberriesWinter lightThe silenceAu hasard Balthazar = BalthazarWild strawberriesSommarnattens leende Smiles of a summer nightVargtimmen Hour of the wolf