Liv & Ingmar: The Films

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December 13 – 19

The best from the 42-year collaboration between revered master Ingmar Bergman and his muse and great love, the iconic Liv Ullmann.

Dheeraj Akolkar's documentary Liv & Ingmar (NYFF50) opens December 13 at Film Society.

In This Series

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Ingmar Bergman | 1978 | 97 mins

A famous concert-pianist (Ingrid Bergman) goes home to Sweden for a reunion with her now-married, self-sacrificing daughter (Liv Ullmann) who she abandoned in favor of her career, and the two women try to make their peace with the past.

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Friday, December 13

7:00pm

Monday, December 16

8:45pm
Cries and Whispers

Cries and Whispers

Ingmar Bergman | 1972 | 95 mins

Three sisters take up residence in a large family manor: Agnes, dying in agony of cancer; Karin, ripped apart by an appetite for human connection and an inability to get outside herself; and Maria, trapped in her own narcissism and sensuality.

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Friday, December 13

9:15pm

Monday, December 16

6:45pm
Face to Face

Face to Face

Ingmar Bergman | 1975 | 136 mins

Liv Ullmann plays a psychiatrist whose sanity begins to erode during a stay with her grandparents while her daughter and husband are away on trips.

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Sunday, December 15

8:00pm

Thursday, December 19

6:30pm
Hour of the Wolf

Hour of the Wolf

Ingmar Bergman | 1968 | 89 mins

The first of three films featuring Max von Sydow as Bergman's alter ego, an artist in retreat to an island, where all his demons and imagined monsters can come out to play.

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Saturday, December 14

6:45pm

Thursday, December 19

9:15pm
The Passion of Anna

The Passion of Anna

Ingmar Bergman | 1969 | 100 mins

Passion is the case history of a contemporary Everyman, one Andreas Winkelmann, a lost soul ricocheting emotionally among a trio of equally damaged folk.

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Saturday, December 14

4:30pm

Tuesday, December 17

9:00pm
Persona

Persona

Ingmar Bergman | 1966 | 83 mins

An actress named Elizabeth (Liv Ullmann) elects to become silent and is put into the care of Alma (Bibi Andersson), a nurse companion.

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Tuesday, December 17

7:00pm
Saraband

Saraband

Ingmar Bergman | 2004 | 107 mins

The sequel to 1973's Scenes From a Marriage. While Marianne and Johan revisit their wounds, they are suckered into a more volatile power struggle between Johan's widowed middle-aged son Henrik and his beautiful, talented daughter Karin.

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Saturday, December 14

2:00pm

Wednesday, December 18

9:00pm
Scenes From a Marriage

Scenes From a Marriage

Ingmar Bergman | 1974 | 168 mins

Bergman's first shot-for-TV effort, and a truly harrowing chronicle—much of it in lacerating close-up—of the death of what initially looks like a perfect marriage.

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Sunday, December 15

2:00pm
Shame

Shame

Ingmar Bergman | 1968 | 102 mins

Two married musicians (Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann) have withdrawn to a remote island, where they survive by growing and selling fruit, indifferent to everything outside their small world.

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Saturday, December 14

8:45pm

Wednesday, December 18

6:45pm
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