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Josephson, Erland 1923-2012

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Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a rural Swedish town in 1907, this part comedy, part ghost story tells the story of one year in the lives of the Ekdahl family
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

91 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacrifice: A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Seas witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind. Directed: Documentary about Andrei Tarkovsky and the making of his last film
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

49 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relationship of two people who have an ongoing, warm relationship long after their marriage has formally ended
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of four women's search for spiritual peace. Agnes, a spinster who lives with her housekeeper, 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, tortured by cancer, is able to transcend her sisters' pettiness to remember moments of staggering beauty as well as horror
Saraband by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne and Johan meet again after thirty years without contact, when Marianne suddenly feels a need to see her ex-husband again. She decides to visit Johan at his old summer house in the western province of Dalarna. And so, one beautiful autumn day, there she is, beside his reclining chair, waking him with a light kiss
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die gefeierte Pianistin Charlotte bemüht sich nach siebenjähriger Trennung um die Versöhnung mit ihrer ältesten Tochter Eva. Nach anfänglicher Freude über das Wiedersehen kommen schnell wieder alte Spannungen auf. Eva wirft ihrer Mutter vor, sich mehr um die Karriere, als um ihre Familie gekümmert zu haben und gibt ihr die Schuld an ihrer Unfähigkeit zu Lieben. Das gestörte Verhältnis der beiden Frauen gipfelt in offenem Hass und Aggressionen
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Czechoslovakia, Tomas, an oversexed Prague surgeon, marries Tereza, a beautiful, waiflike country girl. Even though he has taken a vow of fidelity, Tomas continues his wanton womanizing, notably with his mistress Sabina. Escaping the 1968 Russian invasion of Prague by heading for Geneva, Switzerland, Sabina takes up with another man and unexpectedly develops an unlikely yet stimulating friendship with fellow refugee Tereza. Meanwhile, Tomas, who previously had been interested only in sex, becomes politicized by the fall of Dubcek and the collapse of the Czech leader's unique brand of limited democracy within the communist system
Nostalghia by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

68 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nostalghia is Andrei Tarkovsky's brooding late masterpiece, a darkly poetic vision of exile. It was the first of his features to be made outside of Russia, the home to which he would never return. Tarkovsky explained that in Russian the word "nostalghia" conveys "the love for your homeland and the melancholy that arises from being far away." This debilitating form of homesickness is embodied in the film by Andrei (Oleg Yankovsky, The Mirror), a Russian intellectual doing research in Italy. He becomes obsessed with the Botticelli-like beauty of his translator Eugenia (Domiziana Giordano), as well as with the apocalyptic ramblings of a self-destructive wanderer named Domenico (Erland Josephson, The Sacrifice). Written with frequent Michelangelo Antonioni collaborator Tonino Guerra (L'Avventura), NOSTALGHIA is a mystical and mysterious collision of East and West, shot with the tactile beauty that only Tarkovsky can provide. As J. Hoberman wrote, "NOSTALGHIA is not so much a movie as a place to inhabit for two hours."
[En passion] = Passion of Anna by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this stark drama, Max Von Sydow plays Andreas, a flinty, dour 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
The dancer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dancer follows the young and gifted Katja Björner through years of intensive training at the Royal Swedish Ballet School as she develops into an international ballet star."
Vargtimmen = Hour of the wolf by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hour of the wolf is the time between night and dawn, when nightmares are most palpable and ghosts and demons hold sway. A brooding artist is haunted by darkness and the creatures of his imagination. His wife accompanies him to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons. But the demons are within him, and there is no escape. Bergman chronicles the man's descent into total madness in a dazzling flow of surrealism, expressionism, and full-blooded Gothic horror
To vlemma tou Odyssea = Ulysses' gaze by Thodōros Angelopoulos( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek filmmaker returns home after thirty five years. The reason for his journey is to search for a short film that has remained undeveloped since the beginning of the century. Along the way, our traveller revisits his past and encounters many characters, including several incarnations of the same woman, whom he loves and loses again and again
Prospero's books : an adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

25 editions published between 1191 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from The Tempest by Shakespeare, Prospero's Books envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest
Faithless = Trolösa by Liv Ullmann( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). After continuing the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover (David). But she is tormented by Markus' decision not to let her have custody of their daughter. Finally Markus announces he may have a solution to the stalemate, but this leads to deception, lies and ultimately tragedy
Höstsonaten = Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Swedish and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her grown daughter Eva in her home. To her surprise she finds her other daughter, Helena, there as well. Helena is mentally disabled, and Eva has taken Helena out of the institution where their mother had placed her. The tension between Charlotte and Eva only builds up slowly, until a nightly conversation releases all the things they have wanted to tell each other
A story about Mr. Silberstein by Erland Josephson( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Face to face by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful psychiatrist suffers from profound depression and mental illness. Desperately in search of an escape from her doldrums, she has an affair with fellow doctor Tomas Jacobi, but her hysteria only worsens as she struggles to maintain her grasp on sanity and reality
Fanny och Alexander( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through the eyes of Alexander and his sister Fanny, we see the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century. Their parents, Oscar and Emilie, are the director and the leading lady of the local theatre company. Oscar's mother and brother are its chief patrons. After Oscar's early death, his widow marries the bishop and moves with her children to his austere and forbidding chancery. The children are immediately miserable, but befriend a local Jewish merchant whose odd household becomes the children's refuge
Nostalghia by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling through Italy with an interpreter to research a composer's life, a poet haunted by visions of his home and family in Russia meets a hermit fixated on the spiritual decay of humanity who claims he knows the secret of its salvation
Light Keeps Me Company by Carl-Gustaf Nykvist( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Swedish and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A portrait of Sven Nykvist directed by his filmmaker son Carl-Gustaf, LightKeeps Me Company combines extracts from the remarkable oeuvre of the legendary Swedish cinematographer and interviews with an extraordinary array of film-world notables whose work has been touched by his brilliant visual style. Ingmar Bergman, Woody Allen, and Roman Polanski put in rare screen appearances along with directors Jan Troell and Sir Richard Attenborough; actors Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Susan Sarandon, and Gena Rowlands; and fellow cinematographers Vilmos Zsigmond and Lazlo Kovacs." Harvard Film Archive website
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander
Viskningar och Rop = Cries and WhispersSarabandAutumn sonataThe unbearable lightness of beingNostalghiaVargtimmen = Hour of the wolfTo vlemma tou Odyssea = Ulysses' gazeA story about Mr. Silberstein
Alternative Names
Eriksson, Buntel

Eriksson, Buntel 1923-

Eriksson Buntel 1923-2012

Erland Josephson

Erland Josephson actor, author

Erland Josephson attore svedese

Erland Josephson ruotsalainen näyttelijä, ohjaaja, kirjailija ja teatterinjohtaja

Erland Josephson schwedischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Autor

Erland Josephson švédský herec, režisér a spisovatel

Erland Josephson Zweeds acteur

Josephson, Erland

Josephson, Erland, 1923-

Jusefson, Ėrland 1923-2012

Έρλαντ Γιόσεφσον

Ерланд Джозефсон

Ерланд Юсефсон

Эрланд Юзефсон шведский актёр

Юсефсон, Эрланд, 1923-2012

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ارلاند یوزفسن بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان سوئدی

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