Biography

Ernst Ingmar Bergman (14 July 1918 – 30 July 2007) was a Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television. His influential body of work dealt with bleakness and despair as well as comedy and hope. Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera", he is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential film directors of all time. However, despite critical acclaim, his films rarely earned large grosses or gained wide audiences.

He directed over sixty films and documentaries for cinematic release and for television, most of which he also wrote, and directed over one hundred and seventy plays. Among his company of actors were Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. Most of his films were set in the landscape of Sweden. His major subjects were death, illness, faith, betrayal, and insanity.

Bergman was active for more than six decades. In 1976 his career was seriously threatened as the result of a botched criminal investigation for alleged income tax evasion. Outraged, Bergman suspended a number of pending productions, closed his studios, and went into self-imposed exile in Germany for eight years.

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Ernst Ingmar Bergman (14 July 1918 – 30 July 2007) was a Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television. His influential body of work dealt with bleakness and despair as well as comedy and hope. Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera", he is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential film directors of all time. However, despite critical acclaim, his films rarely earned large grosses or gained wide audiences.

He directed over sixty films and documentaries for cinematic release and for television, most of which he also wrote, and directed over one hundred and seventy plays. Among his company of actors were Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. Most of his films were set in the landscape of Sweden. His major subjects were death, illness, faith, betrayal, and insanity.

Bergman was active for more than six decades. In 1976 his career was seriously threatened as the result of a botched criminal investigation for alleged income tax evasion. Outraged, Bergman suspended a number of pending productions, closed his studios, and went into self-imposed exile in Germany for eight years.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ingmar Bergman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 127

Birthday 1918-07-14

Day of Death 2007-07-30

Place of Birth Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden

Official Site http://www.ingmarbergman.se/en

Also Known As

  • Ernst Ingmar Bergman
  • Ингмар Бергман
  • إنغمار برغمان
  • 잉마르 베리만
  • イングマール・ベルイマン
  • อิงมาร์ เบิร์กแมน
  • 英格玛·伯格曼
  • Buntel Eriksson

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Making off: In the Presence of a ClownDirector
2013 Behind the Scenes of Wild StrawberriesDirector
2007 The Ghost SonataDirector
2003 SarabandDirector
2000 The Image MakersDirector
1997 In the Presence of a ClownDirector
1996 Harald & HaraldDirector
1995 The Last GaspDirector
1993 The BacchaeDirector
1992 Madame de SadeDirector
1986 The Blessed OnesDirector
1986 The Making of Fanny and AlexanderDirector
1985 Dom JuanDirector
1984 Fanny and Alexander(5 episodes)Director
1984 After the RehearsalDirector
1984 Karin's FaceDirector
1983 The School of WivesDirector
1982 Fanny & AlexanderDirector
1980 From the Life of the MarionettesDirector
1979 Fårö Document 1979Director
1978 Autumn SonataDirector
1977 The Serpent's EggDirector
1976 The Dance of the Damned WomenDirector
1976 Face to FaceDirector
1975 The Magic FluteDirector
1974 The MisanthropeDirector
1973 Scenes from a Marriage(6 episodes)Director
1973 Scenes from a MarriageDirector
1972 Cries and WhispersDirector
1971 The TouchDirector
1970 Fårö DocumentDirector
1969 The Passion of AnnaDirector
1969 The RiteDirector
1968 ShameDirector
1968 Hour of the WolfDirector
1967 StimulantiaDirector
1967 DanielDirector
1966 PersonaDirector
1964 All These WomenDirector
1963 The SilenceDirector
1963 A Dream PlayDirector
1963 Winter LightDirector
1961 Through a Glass DarklyDirector
1960 The Devil's EyeDirector
1960 The Virgin SpringDirector
1960 StormDirector
1958 The MagicianDirector
1958 RabiesDirector
1958 Brink of LifeDirector
1958 The VenetianDirector
1957 Wild StrawberriesDirector
1957 Mr. Sleeman Is ComingDirector
1957 The Seventh SealDirector
1955 Smiles of a Summer NightDirector
1955 DreamsDirector
1954 A Lesson in LoveDirector
1953 Sawdust and TinselDirector
1953 Summer with MonikaDirector
1952 Secrets of WomenDirector
1951 Summer InterludeDirector
1951 Ingmar Bergman: Making CommercialsDirector
1950 High TensionDirector
1950 To JoyDirector
1949 ThirstDirector
1949 PrisonDirector
1948 Port of CallDirector
1948 Music in DarknessDirector
1947 A Ship to IndiaDirector
1946 It Rains on Our LoveDirector
1946 CrisisDirector
1944 TormentAssistant Director

Writing

2018 Den obesegrade kvinnlighetenWriter
2016 Ingmar Bergman through the Choreographer's eyeWriter
2015 Une histoire d'âmeWriter
2003 SarabandWriter
2000 FaithlessWriter
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)Idea
1997 In the Presence of a ClownWriter
1996 Private ConfessionsWriter
1996 Harald & HaraldWriter
1995 The Last GaspScreenplay
1992 The Best IntentionsWriter
1992 Madame de SadeWriter
1992 Sunday's ChildrenWriter
1991 The Best Intentions(8 episodes)Writer
1990 New York City Opera: A Little Night MusicOriginal Story
1984 Fanny and Alexander(5 episodes)Writer
1984 After the RehearsalWriter
1982 Fanny & AlexanderScreenplay
1982 Fanny & AlexanderNovel
1980 From the Life of the MarionettesWriter
1978 Autumn SonataScreenplay
1977 The Serpent's EggWriter
1976 Face to FaceWriter
1975 The Magic FluteScreenplay
1973 The LieWriter
1973 Scenes from a Marriage(6 episodes)Writer
1973 Scenes from a MarriageWriter
1972 Cries and WhispersScreenplay
1971 The TouchWriter
1970 The LieWriter
1970 ReservatetWriter
1970 Play for Today(1 episode)Writer
1969 The Passion of AnnaWriter
1969 The RiteWriter
1968 ShameWriter
1968 Hour of the WolfWriter
1966 PersonaScreenplay
1964 All These WomenScreenplay
1963 The SilenceScreenplay
1963 TrämålningWriter
1963 Winter LightWriter
1962 The CityWriter
1961 The Pleasure GardenWriter
1961 Through a Glass DarklyScreenplay
1960 The Devil's EyeWriter
1958 The MagicianWriter
1958 Brink of LifeWriter
1957 Wild StrawberriesScreenplay
1957 The Seventh SealScreenplay
1956 Sista paret utScreenplay
1955 Smiles of a Summer NightScreenplay
1955 DreamsWriter
1954 A Lesson in LoveWriter
1953 Sawdust and TinselWriter
1953 Summer with MonikaWriter
1952 Secrets of WomenWriter
1951 DivorcedScreenplay
1951 Summer InterludeWriter
1951 Ingmar Bergman: Making CommercialsScreenplay
1950 Medan staden soverScreenplay
1950 To JoyWriter
1949 PrisonWriter
1948 EvaWriter
1948 Port of CallScreenplay
1947 A Ship to IndiaWriter
1947 Woman Without a FaceWriter
1946 It Rains on Our LoveScreenplay
1946 CrisisWriter
1944 TormentWriter

Acting

Passion of Anna: Disintegration of Passion
Passion of Anna: Disintegration of Passion
Shame: The Search for Humanity
Making off: In the Presence of a Clown as Himself
2018 Feature 136 as Himself (archival footage)
2018 Den obesegrade kvinnligheten
2018 Bergman: A Year in a Life as Himself (archive footage)
2018 The Memory of Ingmar Bergman as Himself
2018 Persona: The Film That Saved Ingmar Bergman as Himself
2017 17 Short Stories
2012 Liv & Ingmar as Himself (archive footage)
2010 ...But Film Is My Mistress as Himself
2006 Filmmakers in Action as Himself (archive footage)
2004 The Search for Sanity
2004 Bergman Island as Himself
2003 Behind Saraband as Himself
2001 An Image Maker as Himself
2000 Federico Fellini's Autobiography
2000 Light Keeps Me Company as Himself - Interviewee
2000 Ingmar Bergman: Reflections on Life, Death, and Love with Erland Josephson
1998 Ingmar Bergman on Life and Work as Himself
1988 Ingmar Bergman: The Magic Lantern as Himself
1986 Introducing "Scenes from a Marriage"
1986 The Making of Fanny and Alexander as Himself
1984 Ingmar Bergman Bids Farewell to Film as Himself
1984 Karin's Face as Himself
1981 Victor Sjöström - ett porträtt av Gösta Werner
1978 Ingmar Bergman at 60 as Interviewee
1978 The Making of Autumn Sonata as HImself
1975 Tystnad! Tagning! Trollflöjten! as himself
1974 The Best Musical in the World: Ingmar Bergman on The Magic Flute as Interviewee
1973 Scenes from a Marriage as Pressfotografens röst (uncredited)
1972 Cries and Whispers as Narrator (voice)
1972 Ingmar Bergman as Himself
1969 The Passion of Anna as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1969 The Rite as Priest
1968 An Introduction to Ingmar Bergman as Interviewee
1967 Stimulantia as Himself
1967 Daniel as Himself
1963 Skäggen(5 episodes)
1963 Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie as Himself
1955 Dreams as Man with a poodle at the hotel
1950 To Joy as Father at the maternity ward

Production

1981 Sally and FreedomProducer
1979 Min älskadeProducer
1978 The Making of Autumn SonataProducer
1977 ParadistorgProducer
1972 Cries and WhispersProducer
1971 The TouchProducer
1966 PersonaProducer
1960 The Virgin SpringProducer

Creator

1984 Fanny and AlexanderCreator
1973 Scenes from a MarriageCreator

Art

1954 A Lesson in LoveArt Direction

Crew

1979 Fårö Document 1979Script

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