Special screening honouring the 100th anniversary of Ingmar Bergman. Bergman Revisited is a compilation of six very different films, spanning from Bergmanesque drama to animated critical satire. All in all, inspired by the mind of Ingmar Bergman.
A visual association play into Ingmar Bergman’s deepest secrets. A pop video attempting to connect Bergman’s various works by borrowing, mirroring, cropping, replicating and caricaturing. An homage to one of our time’s truly major filmmakers.
In the 1960s, a lipoma – a fatty lump – appeared on Ingmar Bergman’s cheek. Once The Silence was released the lump disappeared, leaving behind a scar. In the 1990s the lump reappeared in the exact same spot, and was now black. What does it mean? Where did it go, and why did it return?
Artist couple Marianne and Henrik Friborg had a long, happy marriage until a couple of years ago when Henrik suddenly and painfully broke it off. Now Henrik has a heart condition and is critically ill. The doctors are very concerned and while at his deathbed, Marianne realizes – against her daughters’ wishes – that Henrik ́s mistress, Paula, should also be allowed to bid him farewell. During Henrik’s last night, Marianne and Paula meet for the first time.
Over the years, those small sticking points pervading Krister and Kristina Carnemos’s marriage have filled them both with doubts over a future together.
A girl is born with wings. When Filip and Anna first realize that their newborn daughter is not like other children, they react in wildly opposing manners. Anna considers it a miracle, while Filip sees it as a stigma. In order to survive as an adult, are we required to sever our connection to the magical?
Anna and Ester are best friends but have grown apart. To patch things up they decide to go away on the same trip they did 30 years ago. What Anna doesn’t know is that Ester has a secret she never dared tell anyone.