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Svensk filmindustri

Works: 474 works in 1,256 publications in 6 languages and 27,008 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Horror films  Television mini-series  Television programs  New wave films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Other, Publisher, Distributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Svensk filmindustri
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

82 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,040 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 )

60 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished professor emeritus who lives alone with his housekeeper can olnly 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 phenomona 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 Hallstrom( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 1,537 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
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Swedish and English and held by 1,244 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
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

50 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 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
Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 858 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
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 800 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
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux soeurs, Anna et Ester, et un jeune garçon, Johan, le fils d'Anna, de retour en Suède, s'arrêtent dans un hôtel d'une ville inconnue. Les deux soeurs, sexuellement détraquées, s'affrontent violemment pendant que Johan erre dans les couloirs de l'hôtel. Finalement Anna et Johan repartent en laissant Ester mourir seule dans la chambre de l'hôtel. Elle a glissé un mot à Johan: "âme"
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johan et Marianne forment un couple heureux qui étale son bonheur conjugal dans les pages d'un magazine à la mode. Une soirée en compagnie d'un couple d'amis, Peter et Katarina, tourne au pugilat entre leurs deux invités. Marqués, Johan et Marianne commencent à se poser des questions sur un bonheur qui est peut-être factice. Les tensions montent jusqu'à ce que Johan annonce à Marianne qu'il la quitte pour Paula son amante."--Site web DVDclassik
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema, director Robert Bresson's Au hasard Balthazar 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. Through Bresson's unconventional approach to composition, sound, and narrative, this seemingly simple story becomes a moving parable of purity and transcendence
Ansiktet = the magician by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in Swedish and English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering magician & his troupe arrive in Stockholm where they encounter considerable disdain and are examined by a committee. However, the magician's presence begins to merge the supernatural with the comic and the result is a thinking man's horror film
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Swedish and Danish and held by 587 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
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 563 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 )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in Swedish and English and held by 495 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 )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 494 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
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Swedish and English and held by 484 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
Masculin féminin : 15 faits précis by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in French and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
Vargtimmen = Hour of the wolf by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons
Sommarlek Summer interlude by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in Swedish and English and held by 423 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 419 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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Smultronstället = Wild strawberries
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SF Studios film production company

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Mitt liv som hundJungfrukällanPersonaWinter lightThe silenceAu hasard Balthazar = BalthazarSommaren med Monika = Summer with MonikaSommarnattens leende = Smiles of a summer night