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Liv Ullmann
Born December 16, 1938 (age 80)
Liv Johanne Ullmann (born 16 December 1938) is a Norwegian actress and film director. She is known as one of the "muses" of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.
Ullmann won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama in 1972 for the film The Emigrants (1971), and has been nominated for another four. In 2000, she was nominated for the Palme d'Or for her second directorial feature film... full bio
Searching for Ingmar Bergman
[2018]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 39min
Internationally renowned director Margarethe von Trotta takes a closer look at Bergman's life and work and explores his film legacy with Bergman's closest collaborators, both in front and behind the camera, as well as a new generation of filmmakers. The documentary presents key scenes, recurring themes in his films and his life, and journeys to the places at the center of Bergman's creative achievement... see more
Persona
[1966]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 23min
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A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together.
Cries & Whispers
[1972]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
Autumn Sonata
[1978]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 39min
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A married daughter who longs for her mother's love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.
Saraband
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 47min
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Marianne, some thirty years after divorcing Johan, decides to visit her ex-husband at his summer home. She arrives in the middle of a family drama between Johan's son from another marriage and his granddaughter.
Two Lives
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 37min
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Scenes from a Marriage
[1973]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 4h 43min
Ten years within the marriage of Marianne and Johan.
Hour of the Wolf
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror | 1h 30min
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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.
Liv & Ingmar
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 29min
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The 42 year long relationship between legendary actress Liv Ullmann and master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
Shame
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 43min
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Ingmar Bergman's psychological study of how humans react in a situation of war. The film takes place on Gotland, where invasion forces arrive.
The Danish Poet
[2006]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Romance, Short | 15min
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A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.
The Passion of Anna
[1969]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. She appears zealous in her faith and steadfast in her search for truth, but gradually her delusions surface. Andreas and Anna pursue a love affair, but... see more
The Serpent's Egg
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 59min
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Following the suicide of his beloved brother and deaths of even the most distant acquaintances, Abel Rosenberg attempts to discover the truth while facing depression, alcoholism, and anti-semitism.
Mindwalk
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 52min
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in recluse, who joins in their conversation. The two men listen to the ideas of this brilliant woman and discuss how her ideas can work in their own politician and poet lives.
Face to Face
[1976]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 54min
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A sensitive exploration of the tragic irony of the psychiatrist suffering with mental illness. Dr. Jenny Isaksson is a psychiatrist married to another psychiatrist; both are successful in their jobs but slowly, agonizingly, she succumbs to a breakdown. Jenny is haunted by images and emotions from her past and eventually cannot function, either as a wife, a doctor or as an individual.
The Emigrants
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 31min
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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and some bad harvests make it tough. One of their children even starves to death. Thus, they decide to emigrate to the U.S. They meet a group of farmers with... see more
The New Land
[1972]
 
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Movie | Drama, Western | 1h 42min
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The life of an immigrant family from Sweden in the Minnesota's forests, during mid 19th century
Lost Horizon
[1973]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical | 2h 30min
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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La. Hidden from the rest of the world, Shangri-La is a haven of peace and tranquility for world-weary... see more
Cold Sweat
[1970]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
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A brutal drug trader takes his violent revenge after his wife is captured by a drug boss.
Dangerous Moves
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 40min
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Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also dealing with a declining health while the young and restless genius Pavius has defected to the West to escape from the Communism tentacles. Their differences will be put to test while they're both competing in the... see more
Gaby: A True Story
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 50min
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The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.
The Bay Boy
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
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A teenage boy living in a Cape Breton coal mining community during the 1930's finds himself contemplating life and is haunted by a murder he witnessed in town.
Zandy's Bride
[1974]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 37min
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Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.
Speriamo che sia femmina
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h
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A critique of the role of the male in modern Italian society and has demonstrated the possibility of a form of 'female bonding' between women who live, by choice, in a world without men
The Night Visitor
[1971]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Thriller | 1h 46min
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A man named Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for an axe-murder. Falsely convicted under a plea of "guilty due to insanity", he does not plan to let his sister and her husband forget that they were responsible for the murder of a farmhand and for his cruel imprisonment in the asylum.
40 Carats
[1973]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 50min
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Forty year old Norwegian-American divorcée Ann Stanley owns her own Manhattan based real estate agency specializing in upscale Manhattan apartments. She lives with her seventeen year old daughter Trina Stanley, and her mother, Maud Ericson, who acts more the teenager than Trina. Largely because of her uptight and regimented attitude, Ann has had no love in her life since divorcing her ex-husband,... see more
The Rose Garden
[1989]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 52min
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In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Trondheimsreisen
[2018]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 20min
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A funny and sometimes dramatic time travel, from 1906 up to our own time. A collage of small films from national archives and private homes, some never shown. A film about the common and human Norway from new nation to oil era.
Zorn
[1994]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 6min
The art, life and times of Swedish painter Anders Zorn during the first two decades of the twentieth century.
Pope Joan
[1972]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 12min
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In medieval Europe, a pious young woman becomes a scholar of theology, disguises herself as a man, rises through the Catholic Church hierarchy and is elected Pope.
Leonor
[1975]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 41min
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A female vampire rises from her crypt every night in search of children as her victims.
The Wild Duck
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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A loving family's world is shattered by an old friend's arrival, carrying a dark secret.
The Abdication
[1974]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 43min
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Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian.
An-Magritt
[1969]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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In Norway in the 1600s, An-Magritt is born as the result of a rape.
Richard's Things
[1980]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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Following her husband's death, a wife discovers and confronts her husband's lover. Their mutual pain, love, envy and jealousy bring them together in an unexpected emotional and physical relationship.
Ung flukt
[1959]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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The story of a young Gerd, played by Liv Ullmann in her first leading role, who falls in love with a young boy. She is considered a 'loose' woman, and the boy's family does not accept their relationship. The young couple run away to a cabin in the woods where they meet a rogue man who tests their relationship.
The Girlfriend
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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Sudbina mi nije dala da odem
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short, War | 30min
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August 24, 1942. Trapped by history, a loving mother writes a farewell letter to her son just days before she dies in the Thereseinstadt concentration camp during the Holocaust. Lost for nearly 50 years, the letter mysteriously reaches her son in 1985 when he is 79 years old. The Fate Did Not Let Me Go film shares the inspiring story of Valli Ollendorf and her timeless letter to her son Ulrich. More... see more
Farewell Moscow
[1987]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 41min
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A Jewish scientist in Russia becomes frustrated with the antisemitism in her country and decides to leave with her friend and sister. When they go to receive emigration permits, her sister and friend pass but she is declined.
Short Movie | Drama, Short, War | 30min
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Sadako was two years old when the A-bomb exploded on Hiroshima. She and her family emerged apparently unscathed. Ten years later, however, Sadako becomes ill and is diagnosed as having leukemia.
Tonny
[1962]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 26min
Tonny is a schoolboy in fostercare who serves his first sentence in a jail for adults. We follow him 24 hours before his parole and 48 hours after his release. We get to see his experiences in prison and his relationship with his mother, friends and girlfriend Kari. Just like Bjørneboe's novel, the movie is a critical note to the debate how society took care of youth on the edge during the 50s and... see more
Angry Man
[2009]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Drama, Short | 20min
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A film about secrets that shouldn't be secret. When the mommy-fish dies, Boj has had enough, and gets power from his own fantasy to go further.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 26min
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Premio Donostia a Liv Ullmann
[2007]
 
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TV Special | 30min
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Persona: A Poem in Images
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short
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Ingrid
[1984]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 59min
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Documentary on the life of actress Ingrid Bergman, with comments from actors who worked with her.
Fruen fra havet
[1979]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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Listen to Me Marlon
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 43min
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A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story.
A Bridge Too Far
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, War | 2h 55min
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 54min
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A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
Lumière and Company
[1995]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 28min
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Reel Injun
[2009]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Western | 1h 25min
The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.
The Magic Flute
[1975]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Music | 2h 15min
The Queen of the Night offers her daughter Pamina to Tamino, but he has to bring her back from her father and priest Sarastro. She gives a magic flute to Tamino and magic bells to the bird hunter Papageno, who follows Tamino and wants to find a wife. The duo travels in a journey of love and knowledge.
Skavlan
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 58min
Fredrik Skavlan interviews some of the world's biggest thinkers, politicians, scientists and stars.
Through a Glass, Darkly
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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It is close to Christmas. In a snow covered landscape in the countryside of Norway we meet 12 year old CECILIE , her friend KLARA and Cecilie's family . They are all preparing for Christmas Eve. Cecilie, however, is seriously ill and spends most of her time in bed, daydreaming about the Spanish boy SEBASTIAN who she met on holiday last summer. One night ARIEL shows up in Cecilie's bedroom, a small... see more
Nytt på nytt
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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A Norwegian humor-show about current affairs.
Oxen
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge tries to sell the hide at a local market. He is spotted by the local vicar and, wracked with guilt, confesses. The vicar assures him that if he gives himself up, he'll be treated leniently, but Helge's sentence is far... see more
Citizen Schein
[2017]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 40min
A movie about the life of Harry Schein and his workings in the Swedish culture primetime.
Senkveld med Thomas og Harald
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 55min
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Ljuset håller mig sällskap
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 18min
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Carl-Gustaf Nykvist's documentary about his father, Sven Nykvist. The film is based on Sven's memoirs with Sven himself as narrator. A journey to the place of birth, Moheda, constitutes the hub of the film and during the journey friends and memories emerge.
Fools in the Mountains
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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At a high mountain hotel in Norway the porter Poppe tries to do the best he can for the guests with an often unhelpful piccolo Rudolf. This, however, leads to a lot of problems, and Poppe thinks some of the guests behave inappropriate.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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...But Film is My Mistress
[2010]
 
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Movie | Documentary | 1h 6min
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Guided by Liv Ullmann and with commentaries from a number of prominent filmmakers for whom Bergman is and remains an important influence - such as Woody Allen, Olivier Assayas, Bernardo Bertolucci, Arnaud Desplechin, John Sayles, Martin Scorsese and Lars von Trier, the film provides a vivid portrait of the artist who in each new project found a challenge for himself and for the people he worked with... see more
Film '72
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
Filmmakers vs. Tycoons
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 37min
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This is the first of a series of two documentaries concerning the way the cinema industry is not respecting the author works as they were conceived, in the many ways this can be done. This first documentary is dedicated to technical ways that industry implements thinking to be an improvement to make better public oriented movies, but what's really happening is that these works are being sadly mani... see more
The Bricklayer
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 35min
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Night of 100 Stars
[1982]
 
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TV Special | Comedy, Family, Music | 3h
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.
Let the Scream Be Heard
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 58min
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This film is an artistic investigation to discover the secret behind iconic Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's greatness.
Documentary | Documentary | 52min
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In 1965, Ingmar Bergman directed "Persona", a cult film that sums up all the obsessions of the Swedish master, born a hundred years ago.
TV Special | 30min
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Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2006 winners who were Max Von Sydow and Matt Dillon.
Players
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 2h
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A rising tennis star falls for an older woman engaged with a wealthy man she doesn't love. Will he become the next John McEnroe? Will she choose love over financial security?
P.O.V.
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS audiences across the country.
The 49th Annual Academy Awards
[1977]
 
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TV Special
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Na plovárne
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 23min
Drømspel
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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Fårö dokument
[1970]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 18min
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CBS This Morning
[1987]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 2h
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CBS's morning news and talk show.
The 45th Annual Academy Awards
[1973]
 
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TV Special
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 32min
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The original interview was broadcasted in three parts, edited from 13 hours of conversations between Bergman and Donner.
Først & sist
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Music, Talk-Show | 45min
Images from the Playground
[2009]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 29min
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In the early fifties Ingmar Bergman got himself a cine-camera, a 9.5 mm Bell & Howell, which he often used both privately and in his work. "Bilder från lekstugan" ("Images from the Playground") embark on these films, giving a diverse representation of one of the greatest artists in cinema.
I Am Curious, Film
[1995]
 
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Documentary | 54min
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Anyone desiring a quick introduction to or stimulating recap of Scandinavian cinema will find "I Am Curious, Film" a very seductive initiation.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 26min
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Den store klassefesten
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h 10min
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Cannes, 60 ans d'histoires
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 50min
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Cinema
[1964]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 30min
Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.
Liv Ullmann scener fra et liv
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 16min
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Filmstjerne
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV
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Étoiles et toiles
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
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