Starring: Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Pernilla August, Melanie Griffith, Gunnel Lindblom, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Stellan Skarsg, Rikard Wolff, Woody Allen, Richard Attenborough, Ingmar Bergman, Jean Doumanian, Erland Josephson, Laszlo Kovacs, Roman Polanski, Giuseppe Rotunno, Vittorio Storaro, Jan Troell, Liv Ullmann, Vilmos Zsigmond, Melinda Kinneman
This moving, finely-wrought portrayal of legendary cinematographer Sven Nykvist was directed by his son Carl-Gustav Nykvist -- a noted filmmaker himself. Spanning from long forgotten kiddie flick in 1945 to Woody Allen's Celebrity (1997), Nykvist's career came to an abrupt end when he was diagnosed with a rare disorder that affects his speech. Though the film explores Nykvist's upbringing and turbulent private life (an ugly divorce, the suicide of one of his sons, an affair with Mia Farrow), the emotional heart of the film is his celebrated collaboration with auteur Ingmar Bergman, with whom Nykvist made some of his most enduring work, including Winter Light (1962) and Scenes from a Marriage (1973). As Bergman recalls his own career, he notes, "I don't miss making films, but I miss the collaboration with Sven." ~ Jonathan Crow, All Movie Guide.
Director's foreword, Sven Nykvist filmography, Scene access, Interactive menus, Coming attractions.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||10/25/2005|
|Run Time (in minutes):||76 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.29|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.4|
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