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Wild Strawberries Reviews

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Christopher Null
February 17, 2002
Presumably, the audience is stunned that it can understand the filmic metaphors... and thus, they must be genius.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Mr. Bergman, being a poet with the camera, gets some grand, open, sensitive images, but he has not conveyed full clarity in this film.
Robert Hatch
The Nation
July 23, 2013
A reviewer must exercise some tact in discussing this picture. It is a work of such high and subtle art that the temptation is to run in with a smother of adjectives and a display of analytical explanation.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 28, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
March 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Phil Villarreal
June 11, 2013
Swedish master Ingmar Bergman delivered one of his greatest ruminations on love and life in this 1957 drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Fernando F. Croce
February 16, 2016
Bergman's dual journey of remembrances and reveries
Cole Smithey
October 27, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
July 22, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] "Wild Strawberries" is a thematically abundant film that fluidly condenses a lifetime's worth of experience into succinct cinematic fragments under Ingmar Bergman's complex construction of abstract corollaries.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
June 21, 2004
My favorite Ingmar Bergman film, without question.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 23, 2013
The relentless symbolism, and some rather heavy-handed dream sequences are off-putting at times, but Wild Strawberries has enough sorrow, warmth and profundity to make for sophisticated and rewarding viewing.
Top Critic
Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
It's a personal and profound work.
Eric Melin
July 22, 2013
Bergman's often heralded masterpiece of European cinema is more than a formal delight. It's funny, touching, and very, very emotional.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
January 26, 2006
One of Bergman's warmest, and therefore finest films.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
September 2, 2003
A film of rare beauty and pain
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 29, 2005
a masterpiece
| Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 21, 2006
It's most memorable due to the heartfelt sterling performance by the seventy-something Victor Seastrom.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
September 20, 2016
Bergman understands one of the most bittersweet characteristics of nostalgia: it juxtaposes our memories, in which everyone is young and healthy, and the inevitable reality of physical decline that followed. [Full review in Portuguese.]
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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