Winter Lights | the silence of God and Ingmar Bergman’s favorite film

ROME – “Film, when it’s not documentary, is a dream, that’s why Andrej Tarkovsky is the greatest of them all». Thus spoke Ingmar Bergman, one who over the years has certainly not sent them to say against fellow filmmakers going so far as to define Orson Welles «A hoax», Jean-Luc Godard «Fucking boredom» and Michelangelo … Read more

Davide Bersan: ‘Let’s rediscover Ozu and Bergman’s first successes’

David Bersan is an author of essays on film directors Yasujiro Ozu and Ingmar Bergman. Veronese by birth, but Milanese by adoption, he often intervenes as a speaker at cultural initiatives promoted by the municipal libraries of Milan “Crescencego” and “Lambrate”. Bersan also holds a licentiate in spiritual theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in … Read more

On Netflix, six films by Hasse Ekman, Ingmar Bergman’s forgotten rival

Swedish Hasse Ekman’s films were elegant, deep and ultra popular. But eclipsed, from the 1950s, by those of his friend Ingmar Bergman. They come out of the shadows, thanks to a cycle on Netflix. He who celebrated the outsiders in his films perhaps did not think of becoming one! Everything had started well for Hasse … Read more