Gunnar Björnstrand

Born: 13 November 1909, Stockholm
Died: 24 May 1986

Highlighted works

  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    During the plague-ravaged middle ages, a knight buys time for himself by playing chess with Death in Bergman’s much-imitated arthouse classic.

  • Wild Strawberries

    Wild Strawberries

    On a road trip to receive an honorary degree, an elderly academic (Victor Sjöstrom) looks back over his life in Ingmar Bergman’s art-cinema classic.

  • Persona

    Persona

    A nurse (Bibi Andersson) and an actress who refuses to speak (Liv Ullmann) seem to fuse identities in Ingmar Bergman’s disturbing, formally experimental psychological drama.

  • Fanny and Alexander

    Fanny and Alexander

    The grand summation of Ingmar Bergman’s career, this epic family drama drew on the director’s own childhood experiences in early 20th century Sweden.

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