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Svensk filmindustri

Works: 626 works in 1,743 publications in 6 languages and 29,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Experimental films  Coming-of-age films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Other, prn, Publisher, isb, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Svensk filmindustri
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Swedish and English and held by 1,373 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 )

61 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 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 2002 and 2018 in Swedish and held by 1,257 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
The seventh seal( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Sweden a knight returns from war only to find a ravaged homeland. He meets up with a group of travelling players and eventually confronts the embodiment of death with whom he engages in a game of chess for his life. The knight and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval the plague has caused
Jungfrukällan( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in Swedish and held by 1,091 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
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in Swedish and English and held by 797 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
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in French and held by 783 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
Tystnaden = The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 777 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."
Nattvardsgästerna = Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in Swedish and English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Scener ur ett äktenskap = Scenes from a marriage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 664 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.--Container
Såsom i en spegel = Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Swedish and Spanish and held by 620 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
Borg vs. McEnroe by Janus Metz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wimbledon, 1980. The rainiest summer in decades. The world is waiting to see the number one tennis player in the world, Bjorn Borg, claim his fifth Wimbledon title. But few know of the drama behind the scenes: at only 24, Borg is close to the end, run-down, worn out and ridden with anxiety. Meanwhile, the challenger John McEnro, 20, has decided to replace his former hero on the Wimbledon throne. A story about the price of success
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in Swedish and Danish and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lasse, an elderly and widowed farmer, and his young son, Pelle, join a boat-load of immigrants to escape from impoverished rural Sweden to Denmark's Baltic island of Bornholm. They are employed at a large farm in Denmark, where they treated as the lowest of the low. It is ultimately their loving relationship which sustains through a difficult year." -- Container
Sommaren med Monika = Summer with Monika by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in Swedish and English and held by 581 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]
Skammen = Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in Swedish and held by 544 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 between 1958 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 476 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 )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in Swedish and English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons
[En passion] = Passion of Anna( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 444 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
Masculin féminin : 15 faits précis( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
Britt-Marie var här = Britt-Marie was here( Visual )

5 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in Swedish and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britt-Marie is a 63-year-old housewife who has just left a 40-year marriage. The small town of Borg has lost its pride, except for the young soccer team, which Britt-Marie now has to coach. This journey will be filled with struggles and challenges, but also warmth and love
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.21 for The sevent ... to 0.91 for Svensk fil ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Smultronstället = Wild strawberries
PersonaSmultronstället = Wild strawberriesAu hasard Balthazar = BalthazarTystnaden = The silenceNattvardsgästerna = Winter lightSommaren med Monika = Summer with MonikaVargtimmen = Hour of the wolfMasculin féminin : 15 faits précis
Alternative Names
AB Svensk filmindustri

AB Svensk Filmindustri:SF



SF studios

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

SF (Svensk filmindustri)

Svensk Filmindustri

Svensk Filmindustri Filmproduktionsgesellschaft


Swedish (347)

English (33)

French (25)

Danish (5)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)