WorldCat Identities

Nykvist, Sven

Overview
Works: 452 works in 1,029 publications in 7 languages and 16,893 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Popular works  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Scribe, Author, Interviewee, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sven Nykvist
Persona by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
35 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lo strano rapporto tra un'attrice divenuta afasica e la loquace infermiera che si prende cura di lei. (Mereghetti)
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brothers-in-law deal with moral and marital problems
Viskningar och rop Cries and whispers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Swedish and English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of four women's search for spiritual peace. Agnes is dying of cancer and is visited one last time by her two sisters, Karin and Maria. These two become entangled in feelings of jealousy, manipulation and selfishness. Yet Agnes is able to transcend her sisters' pettiness to remember moments of staggering beauty as well as horror
Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in Swedish and English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complicated and troubled relationship between a mother and a daughter
Scener ur ett äktenskap ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marianne and Johan always seemed to be the perfect couple. But when Johan suddenly leaves Marianne for another woman, they are forced to confront the disintegration of their marriage. Chronicles ten years of turmoil and love that bind the couple despite their divorce and subsequent marriages. Portrays the brutal pain and uplifting peace that accompany a lifetime of loving
Fanny och Alexander Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part comedy and part ghost story. Set in a rural Swedish town in 1907, tells the story of one year in the lives of the colorful Ekdahl family. It's a turn-of-the-century Christmas in a Swedish village, and ten-year-old Alexander and his eight-year-old sister Fanny are enjoying the holiday. Little do they know that this is to be their last lavish holiday. Their father dies and their mother marries a villainous bishop who whisks them off to his austere castle. Lonely and isolated, the children are miserable, longing for the life they left behind. An old family friend wields some special magic to spirit the children on an adventurous journey home
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how to filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Winter light by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A susceptible and disillusioned fisherman is urged by his wife to seek spiritual guidance from his local priest" from container
Through a glass darkly by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in Swedish and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family's already fragile ties are tested when Karin discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means. As she drifts in and out of lucidity, her father, husband, and younger brother are unable to prevent Karin's harrowing descent into the abyss of mental illness."--Container
The silence by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in Swedish and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Traveling home by train through a country seemingly on the brink of war, two sisters--the sickly, intellectual Ester and the sensual, pragmatic Anna--along with Anna's young son, Johan, are forced to disembark in an unknown city in order for Ester to rest. Attempting to cope with their alien surroundings, the sisters resort to their personal vices while vying for Johan's affection, and in so doing sabotage what little remains of their ambiguous relationship."--Container
Life's greatest miracle by John, 1945- ; Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-; Cort, Julia. ; PBS Home Video Lithgow( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 21st-century remake of Miracle of Life, one of the most popular NOVA episodes of all time, this program uses high-tech methods to tell the inside-the-womb story of human life, from conception to birth. As in the original film, the program features the extraordinary work of Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson--who improves on his earlier vision with sophisticated microscopy and high-tech medical imaging to reveal every hidden milestone in a baby's conception and arrival
Skammen Shame by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Shame probes the atrocities of war--both internal and external--as a young couple struggles to survive while the world around them crumbles into chaos"--Container
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
[En passion] Passion of Anna ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this stark drama, Max Von Sydow plays Andreas, a loner who, despite himself, becomes involved with three of his island neighbors: a Machiavellian architect, his formless wife and the beautiful widow Anna (Liv Ullmann), a moralist who sustains herself with illusion. One of Bergman's first films to be photographed in color
Gycklarnas afton by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A relationship between a turn-of-the-century traveling circus owner and his performer girlfriend suddenly changes, when they pull into the town where the owner's wife and children live, whom he hasn't seen in three years
The serpent's egg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"El trapecista desempleado Abel Rosenberg (David Carradine) descubre que la única forma de navegar a través del circo del Berlín de 1923 es embriagándose. Pero a pesar del estupor, puede ver la amenaza de un misterio terrorífico - todos sus amigos, incluso sus conocidos má lejanos, comienzan a morir violentamente. ¿Podrá sobrevivir... o se revelarán su mente y su alma por completo?" -- Envase
Pretty baby by Louis Malle( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district in 1917 is bewitched by a twelve-year-old child prostitute
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks( Visual )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Njukvist, Sven 1922-2006
Nykvist.
Nykvist, Sven V. 1922-2006
Nykvist, Sven Vilhelm 1922-2006
Languages
Swedish (96)
English (59)
German (13)
Italian (10)
Spanish (8)
Czech (3)
Multiple languages (1)
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