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Ingrid Bergman Blogathon - A Tale of Two Bergmans: Autumn Sonata (1978)


This is my, sadly late, contribution to the Ingrid Bergman Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema.

When I saw this announced I knew there was only one selection I could really make. 3 875 fler ord


The Seventh Seal

Feeling a bit Ingmar Bergmanish tonight: I put a noir filter on the Swedish countryside.



The conductor Bruno Walter once suggested that “The Magic Flute,” rather than the unfinished “Requiem,” was Mozart’s true valedictory work. While there have been many great recordings of “The Magic Flute,” Wilhelm Furtwangler’s famous performance stands out for its pronounced mysticism, which justifies Walter’s claim. 751 fler ord

Film Reviews

엄격한 일상

I always go for a walk after breakfast.
Then I sit down always at a fixed time and write for three hours.
Then, at 3 pm, I go to my cinema.

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Birgit Tengroth: Jano - Summer Reading Classic Film Book vol. 5

Swedish actress Birgit Tengroth was also a writer. Her first book, a short story collection called ”Thirst” (Törst in Swedish, Jano in Finnish), was published in 1948 and it caused a stir because of it’s frank references to sex, adultery, abortion, homosexuality and marriage problems from a woman’s perspective. 117 fler ord

Film & Television

A Personal Crusade

Things have been a plaguewave as of late, but I myself am choosing to look up to better possibilities. For the past while I’ve been going through a series of trials & tribulations that have made me more wise and resilient. 369 fler ord

What's New//Old

Study from film still. (Pencil)

Day 64.

Masks and the theatre of being.

Do we wear masks for ourselves or for others? To shield or to project? To comfort ourselves or to ease the passage of our presence for those we meet? 175 fler ord