Bergman - A Year in a Life

In cinemas 25 January 2019.

Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman
Credit: Image courtesy of AB Svensk Filmindustri

“One of the most honest and overflowing portraits of a film artist”
Variety

“Must-see for Bergmanophiles… Always forging ahead, teaming with ideas”
Hollywood Reporter

Jane Magnusson directs and narrates a documentary that exposes the darker, less well-known side to one of the most famous directors in world cinema. Focusing on 1957, a landmark year in which Bergman directed two films and four plays, Magnusson explores not only the director’s filmography but also his at times complex and turbulent personal life.

Using a wealth of previously unseen archive material, contemporary interviews and a fantastic selection of clips from Ingmar Bergman’s vast body of work, this fascinating and unflinching study is one of the standout film documentaries of the year.

Venues

January

From 25 January
BFI Southbank
ICA, London
HOME, Manchester
Lewes Depot

31 January
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

February

From 1 February
Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast

3 February
Bertha Dochouse

4 February
MAC Birmingham

5 February
Edinburgh Filmhouse

7 February
Aberystwyth Arts Centre

From 9 February
Phoenix, Exeter

From 10 February
JW3, London

From 17 February
Towner Art Gallery
Regent Street Cinema

From 18 February
Northampton Filmhouse

21 February
Number 6 Cinema, Portsmouth

25 February
Firstsite, Colchester

March

From March 1
New Park, Chichester

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