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Ingmar Bergman – who was he?

Ingmar Bergman is one of the best known Swedes in the world.

The year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Ingmar Bergman: world-famous filmmaker, legendary theatre director and exceptional writer. After his passing in 2007, Bergman has furthermore become one of Scandinavia’s most-performed playwrights.

Ingmar Bergman was born in Uppsala on the 14th of July, 1918, and the Jubilee, starting in Autumn 2017 and continuing throughout 2018, will take place over the entire world, with theatrical performances, exhibitions, documentaries, film retrospectives, book releases and festivals.  About Ingmar Bergman World-famous filmmaker, legendary theatre director and exceptional writer.

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish film and theatre director, scriptwriter, theatre manager, dramatist and author. Bergman made over 60 films and more than 170 theatrical productions, and authored over a hundred books and articles. Among his most famous works are the films The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries, and Persona, as well as his written autobiography The Magic Lantern.

Please read more about “Ingmar Bergman” by Maaret Koskinen online here:
https://issuu.com/swedish_institute/docs/ingmar_bergman