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46 Ratings

Bergman: A Year in a Life

Bergman - ett år, ett liv

Directed by Jane Magnusson
Sweden, Norway, 2018


During a six-year period, in the mid-twentieth century, something unsurpassed happens. A lanky Swede, about to turn forty, enters a period of film production without precedent. Between 1957 and 1963 he directs some of the greatest classics in the history of cinema…

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Bergman: A Year in a Life Directed by Jane Magnusson

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2018 | Cannes Classics

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2018 | Zabaltegi-Tabakalera

European Film Awards

2018 | Nominee: European Documentary

Critics reviews

The year-in-the-life format provides a handy point of entry into an astonishing, lengthy career. Magnusson has excavated many valuable documents and collected striking testimony, not least from coworkers whom the great man energetically humiliated. I learned a lot, not least that you can free up your documentary from the constraints of sheer chronology.
October 04, 2018
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