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Sjöström, Victor 1879-1960

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Most widely held works by Victor Sjöström
Smultronstället = Wild strawberries by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

135 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aged doctor's journey through a compelling landscape of dream and memory as he travels to receive an honorary degree. Haunting flashbacks and incidents along the way force him to confront his life and its failings
Körkarlen = The phantom carriage by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

54 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the legend that the coachman of Death must be replaced by the last man to die each year. Sjostrom's film is as famous for its realistic depictions of life in the slums as for its fantasy sequences which make use of double exposures
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

35 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letty, a girl from Virginia, is forced to make her home with her cousin Beverly on a desert farm where the wind blows constantly. On her arrival she meets Roddy, an attractive stranger and two cowboys, Lige and Sourdough. Letty later marries Lige. While Lige is away on a roundup, Roddy arrives and takes advantage of Letty's helplessness and she shoots him. She buries his body in the sand, but the strong wind tugs at the grave and uncovers it, driving her mad. Lige returns and Letty tells him what has happened. They look for the body, but the strong wind has covered it once again. They decide to face the wind together
The outlaw and his wife by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

25 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterpiece of the Swedish silent cinema, Victor Sjöström's The outlaw and his wife is a film of remarkable psychological complexity, which bore a profound influence on the work of Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer
A man there was by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

19 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must decide whether to avenge himself
Till glädje = To Joy by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in Swedish and German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orchestra violinist's dreams of becoming a celebrated soloist and fears of his own mediocrity get in the way of his marriage to the patient, caring Marta. Played out to the music of Beethoven, this film is a heartbreaking tale of one man's inability to overcome the demons standing in the way of his happiness
Kris = Crisis by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Swedish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban beauty-shop proprietress Mrs. Jenny arrives in an idyllic rural town one morning to whisk away her 18-year-old daughter, Nelly, whom she abandoned as a child, from the loving woman who raised her. Once in Stockholm, Nelly soon receives a crash course in adult corruption and wrenching heartbreak
Hets = Torment by Alf Sjöberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark coming-of-age drama about a boarding-school senior, Widgren, terrorized by his sadistic Latin teacher. When Widgren falls for a troubled local girl, Bertha, he finds himself caught up even further in a web of emotional mind games
Ingeborg Holm by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

10 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heartbreaking drama traces the desperate journey of a widowed young mother who finds herself at the mercy of an apathetic social system which is all too willing to separate her from her children. The first significant work by Victor Sjöström, Ingeborg Holm establishes the director as an artist eager to test the visual and psychological boundaries of the emerging cinema, while showcasing a powerful central performance by Hilda Borgström
Early Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To joy: An orchestra violinist's dreams of becoming a celebrated soloist and fears of his own mediocrity get in the way of his marriage to the patient, caring Marta. Played out to the music of Beethoven, this film is a heartbreaking tale of one man's inability to overcome the demons standing in the way of his happiness
He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

24 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slap him once, slap him 100 times, the Big Top crowd roars. The clown known to delighted throngs as HE has made a comedic art of getting batted around. Life has battered him even more. Behind the mask, HE hides the torment of once being a brilliant scientist whose research and wife were stolen by a colleague. And behind the mask, when the time comes, HE realizes his revenge
Wilde Erdbeeren( Visual )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in German and Swedish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der berühmte 78-jährige Bakteriologe Isak Borg soll an der südschwedischen Universität Lund zum 50. Jahrestag seiner Promotion geehrt werden. Kurz vor seiner Abreise hat er einen aufwühlenden Albtraum und sieht sich mit seinem eigenen Tod konfrontiert. Morgens darauf fährt er mit seiner Schwiegertochter Marianne nach Lund. Die Reise wird zu einem ernüchternden Trip in die Vergangenheit. Wehmütig zieht er sich in Tagträume und Erinnerungen zurück und stellt fest, dass er viele Jahre seines Lebens durch seine Herzenskälte verschenkt hat. Er beschliesst, seinem Leben einen neuen Sinn zu geben
Ingmar Bergman : four masterworks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild strawberries: A distinguished professor emeritus who lives alone with his housekeeper can only come to terms with his egocentricity by traveling back in time to his earliest youth, finding there the seeds of his failure as husband, lover, father. This film deals with the phenomena of old age wherein childhood memories return with ever-increasing clarity while great stretches of the prime of life vanish into obscurity
Two masterworks by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingeborg Holm: A widowed young mother finds herself at the mercy of an apathetic social system which is all too willing to separate her from her children
Under the red robe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veidt is cast as the hero, Annabella as the heroine, and Massey as the cruel villain in this story of French Cardinal Richelieu's oppression of the Hugeonots
Wilde aardbeien by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een bejaarde geleerde maakt de balans van zijn leven op in flashbacks en dromen
Valborgsmässoafton = Walpurgis night by Gustaf Edgren( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical comedy on love, sex and procreation, with one back-alley abortion, one murder and one suicide, featuring Ingrid Bergman in the role of the daughter of a newspaperman in desperate love with her married boss
La carreta fantasma Körkalen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es Nochevieja. Tres borrachos evocan una leyenda según la cual si un gran pecador es la última persona que muere al terminar el año, entonces tendrá que conducir durante un año entero la Carreta Fantasma que recoge las almas de los muertos. David Holm, uno de los tres borrachos, muere cuando suena la última campanada de la medianoche
Wilde Erdbeeren( )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walpurgis night by Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Swedish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lena is a young secretary secretly in love with her unhappily married boss, Johan Borg. When Borg's wife, Clary, has a secret abortion, it leads to tragic conclusions. A blackmailer gets hold of Clary's medical records and during the payoff, she accidentally kills him. Although Johan knows his wife is guilty, he covers up for her and joins the Foreign Legion. A year later he is finally reunited with Lena and her new son Johan
 
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Alternative Names
Seastrom 1879-1960

Seastrom, Victor.

Seastrom Victor 1879-1960

Sjöström, Victor

Sjöström, Victor David

Sjöström, Victor David 1879-1960

Sjöström, Viktor 1879-1960

Victor Sjöström acteur et réalisateur de cinéma suédois

Victor Sjöström attore e regista svedese

Victor Sjöström director, actor y guionista sueco, pionero del cine mudo en su país

Victor Sjöström ruotsalainen elokuvaohjaaja, käsikirjoittaja ja näyttelijä

Victor Sjöström schwedischer Regisseur und Schauspieler

Victor Sjöström Swedish film director, screenwriter and actor

Victor Sjöström szwedzki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor filmowy i teatralny

Victor Sjöström Zweeds filmregisseur

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維克多·斯約史特洛姆

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