Bergman: A Year in a Life

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Bergman - A Year in a Life
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SwedishBergman - ett år, ett liv
Directed byJane Magnusson
Produced byFredrik Heinig
Written byMattias Nohrborg
Music byJonas Beckman, Lars Kumlin
CinematographyEmil Klang
Edited byOrvar Anklew, Hanna Lejonqvist, Kalle Lindberg
Distributed byCarlotta Films, Sherlock Films S.L.
Release date
  • 12 May 2018 (2018-May-12) (Cannes)
  • 13 July 2018 (2018-July-13) (Sweden)
  • 24 August 2018 (2018-August-24) (Norway)
Running time
1 h 57 min
CountrySweden, Norway
LanguageSwedish, English, German

Bergman: A Year in a Life, Swedish: Bergman - ett år, ett liv, is a 2018 Swedish-Norwegian documentary film directed by Jane Magnusson. Journeying through 1957, the year Ingmar Bergman released two of his most acclaimed features (The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries), made a TV film (Mr. Sleeman Is Coming) and directed four plays for theatre (The Misanthrope, Counterfeiters, The Prisoner, Peer Gynt), Magnusson has amassed a wealth of archive and contemporary interviews, along with a selection of clips from his vast body of work. Film has its premiere on 71st Cannes Film Festival.


Awards and accolades[edit]

Date Ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
May 19th, 2018 71st Cannes Film Festival Golden Eye, The Documentary Prize Bergman - A Year in a Life Nominated [1]
September 29th, 2018 66th San Sebastián International Film Festival Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Prize Nominated
December 15th, 2018 31st European Film Awards Best Documentary Won [2]


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