Light Keeps Me Company (2001)
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This moving, finely-wrought portrayal of legendary cinematographer Sven Nykvist was directed by his son Carl-Gustav Nykvist -- a noted filmmaker himself. Spanning from long forgotten kiddie flick in 1945 to Woody Allen's Celebrity (1997), Nykvist's career came to an abrupt end when he was diagnosed with a rare disorder that affected his speech. Though the film explores Nykvist's upbringing and turbulent private life (an ugly divorce, the suicide of one of his sons, an affair with Mia Farrow),
May 4, 2001 Wide
Jan 8, 2002
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Essential viewing for film buffs -- and anyone interested in the making of quality movies.
A loving but unstinting portrait of longtime Ingmar Bergman cinematographer Sven Nyqvist.
A reserved, quiet, but friendly man as this documentary, made by his son, demonstrates, Nykvist has gradually become as important as Bergman to Swedish film.
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