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Leeds International Film Festival – Wild Strawberries

Writer & Director: Ingmar Bergman Music: Erik Nordgren Reviewer: Rich Jevons Wild Strawberries (Smultronstället) from 1957 is written and directed by the Swedish Svengali Ingmar Bergman and tackles the eternal question of our mortality and the meaning of our lives, especially as one approaches old age. Professor Isak Borg (played by silent cinema actor-director Victor Sjöström) is a 78-year-old widower. ...

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Through a Glass Darkly – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Ingmar Bergman Adaptor: Jenny Worton Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: David Keane Celebrating two decades of theatre-making in Dublin, The Corn Exchange presents Jenny Worton’s adaptation of Through A Glass Darkly by Ingmar Bergman. Over the course of 24 hours, Karin and her family face the reality that her mental health is unravelling and that their complex unit might not ...

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Scenes From A Marriage – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Ingmar Bergman, adapted for the stage by Joanna Murray-Smith Directo: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Paul Ackroyd [rating:3] If your relationship is a bit wobbly you may want to stay away from this new stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's classic screenplay at St James's Theatre. We are introduced to Marianne and Johan, “ a quintessentially modern couple”, who to outsiders and ...

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