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....And Now a Word about Swedish Cinema

by Moira Sullivan
Films 41
Comments 6
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There has been no one, repeat no one, that has ever been on the same level as director Ingmar Bergman in Sweden. He knew how to market his films, and for that reason they are known throughout the world, but he is an original. He can’t be compared to any another director in his country. Except perhaps the masters in Sweden that he learned from: the great silent filmmakers Mauritz Stiller and Victor Sjöström and later Alf Sjöberg.
In the vacuum left by Bergman there are some directors that stand out, but not in the artistic way of Bergman.

It is very common to hear in Sweden that Ingmar Bergman “ruined it for...


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