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Ingmar Bergman at 100 | Sunday Reading List

Ingmar Bergman turns 100 years old today! To celebrate the centenary of the magician, here are a few articles and recommended essential viewings of Bergman films.

Reading List

The Immortal World of Ingmar Bergman | Anthony Lane

Ingmar Bergman and the Risk of Ridicule | Richard Brody

Essential Viewings

Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Wild Strawberries (1957)

Hour of the Wolf (1968)

The Seventh Seal (1957)

Persona (1966)

Virgin Spring (1960)

Fanny & Alexander (1982)


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