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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 )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Körkarlen = The phantom carriage( Visual )

9 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage. The story concerns an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption
Wild strawberries( Visual )

37 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 314 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
Wild strawberries by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling to accept an honorary degree, Professor Isak Borg, masterfully played by veteran director Victor Sjöström, is forced to face his past, come to terms with his faults, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death. Through flashbacks and fantasies, dreams and nightmares, Wild strawberries dramatizes one man's remarkable voyage of self-discovery. This richly humane masterpiece, full of iconic imagery, is a treasure from the golden age of art-house cinema and one of the films that catapulted Ingmar Bergman to international acclaim
The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

32 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letty, a girl from Virginia heads for Texas to live 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. Includes a commentary by Lillian Gish appearing at the beginning
Smultronstället by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Till glädje = To Joy by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in Swedish and German and held by 207 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
A man there was by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

20 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 204 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
Kris = Crisis by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Swedish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la vie des marionnettes : Peter Egerman a étranglé une prostitutée. Mogens Jensen, psychanalyste, est chargé du dossier d'expertise. Egerman était venu le consulter pour lui avouer son désir d'assasiner sa femme ... (Jaquette)
Hets = Torment( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 199 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
The outlaw and his wife = (Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru) : a pictorial drama (in seven parts) of the lives of two people by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

22 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Ejvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two of the many outlaws of Iceland's mountains."--Erik Gregersen
He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

20 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 157 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
Phantom carriage by Prod Co: Svenska Film( Visual )

14 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells of a drunk (Sjöström) who scoffs at the legend that anybody who dies on the strokes of midnight will be condemned to drive the coach of death for the next year
Early Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torment: 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
Valborgsmässoafton = Walpurgis night by Gustaf Edgren( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in Swedish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lena (Ingrid Bergman) is in love with her married boss, Johan (Lars Hanson), in this romantic drama that takes Sweden's declining birth rate as a backdrop and stirred up controversy with its depiction of abortion. While Lena dreams of marriage and motherhood, Johan's wife is staunchly unmaternal. Johan and Lena have a chance to be together, but their happiness is threatened by blackmail and murder. The great Victor Sjöström plays Lena's fiercely protective father, a newspaper editor convinced that the population problem will be solved by love, not legislation"--Container
Ingmar Bergman : four masterworks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 68 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
The phantom chariot by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

31 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the legend that the coachman of Death must be replaced by the last man to die each year
Ingeborg Holm by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

11 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 54 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
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
Ingrid Bergman's Swedish years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Swedish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walpurgis night: Tackling the subject of Sweden's declining birth rate, this topical drama features Bergman as a virtuous young woman who becomes entangled in a sordid love triangle
 
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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

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 svensk regissör och skådespelare

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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