Bergman: A Year in a Life Reviews

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May 16, 2018
It is a film that's busy and always forging ahead, teeming with ideas and contradictions. In that sense, it closely mirrors the subject it tries, however incompletely, to portray.
May 14, 2018
One of the most honest and overflowing portraits of a film artist that I can remember seeing.
January 28, 2019
There are lots of useful nuggets, not least in the firm but fair coverage of Bergman's less attractive traits.
January 25, 2019
Unveiling personality traits previously unknown, alongside footage that's captivating to observe, this lovingly constructed documentary will leave you with a fresh appetite to revisit Bergman's filmography in as much detail as presented throughout.
January 25, 2019
Magnusson captures the humanity, wit and contradictions of a man who, like Leonard Cohen, is too often dismissed as a gloom-monger.
January 24, 2019
Regardless of the skittish structure and illegible subtitles, this is a valuable reflection on an incalculably influential career, which serves as a timely reminder about the pitfalls of artistic tyranny.
January 24, 2019
A valuable reminder of greatness.
January 23, 2019
Much of this film's footage is previously unseen: including a first showing for a television interview with Ingmar's brother, kept off the screen at the time by Ingmar.
January 22, 2019
Using a wealth of previously unseen footage it paints a more holistic picture of a troubled and flawed magician.
January 22, 2019
This is a perfect primer who anyone new to Bergman, while it boasts enough fresh material to make it worthwhile for those seeking deeper insights.
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