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Born: December 16, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Tokyo, , JP Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Miss Julie (2014)
Faithless (2000) as Director
While writing a screenplay about infidelity, elderly film director Bergman converses with an actress in an effort to help create the character of Marianne. Within his screenplay, successful actress Marianne is happily married to Markus, a conductor. They have a nine-year old daughter, Isabelle. Mark
Private Confessions (1997) as Director
Autobiographical drama that follows the broken-down marriage of Ingmar Bergman's parents, focusing on five conversations his mother has with her husband, her lover, priest, mother and girlfriend.
Lumiere Et Compagnie (1996) as Featured Director
An omnibus project that put an original Lumiere camera and homemade film stock into the hands of a broad cross-section of contemporary helmers--150 helmers were approached worldwide, of whom 39 were both willing and available. The ground rules were rigidly enforced: a continuous shot to be captured
Kristin Lavransdatter (1995) as Director
Set in medieval Norway, a young woman follows her true love while leaving behind family and society.
Sofie (1992) as Director
A turn-of-the-century story about an ordinary Jewish woman and her family who live in Denmark.
Love (1982) as Director ("Parting")

Cast (feature film)

Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words (2015)
Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman is the focus of this documentary. Through never-before-seen private footage, notes, letters, diaries and interviews with her children, the film presents a personal portrait and captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish g
I et speil, i en gate (2008)
13-year-old Cecilie is seriously ill and spends most of her time in bed, daydreaming about Sebastiano, whom she fell in love with on a trip to South Europe the summer before. One night, a weird little man called Ariel enters her room, and claims he is an angel. They enter a pact: to tell each other
2006 Academy Award Nominated Short Films, The (2007)
A collection of the 2006 Academy Award nominated live action and animated short films. The live action shorts include "Binta and the Great Idea (Binta y la Gran Idea)," "Eramos Pocos (One Too Many)," "Helmer & Son," "The Saviour," "West Bank Story." The Academy Award nominated animated shorts incl
Saraband (2004) as Marianne
Marianne and Johan meet again after thirty years without contact, when Marianne suddenly feels a need to see her ex-husband again. She decides to visit Johan at his old summer house in the western province of Dalarna. And so, one beautiful autumn day, there she is, beside his reclining chair, waking
Ljuset Haller Mig Sallskap (2000)
A look at the extraordinary life and work of Swedish director of photography Sven Nykvist, famous for his collaboration with directors Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen. Diagnosed with an illness that inhibits his speech, the 77-year-old Nykvist was forced to end his 50 year career after finishing Alle
Dromspel (1994) as Ticket Seller
Based on August Strindberg's 1902 play "A Dream Play," this adaptaion mixes elements from the Bible, mythology, and poetry into a disjointed and melancholy meditation on the human condition as investigated by God's daughter.
Zorn (1994) as Emma Zorn
Story about the life of 19th century Swedish painter Andreas Zorn -- famous for his portraits of "chubby" nudes and his womanizing.
Long Shadow, The (1992) as Katherine
Upon his father's death, a Hungarian stage actor travels to Israel for the funeral and meets his stepmother for the first time.
Ox, The (1991) as Maria
The true story of a man's betrayal of family and community during the severe drought of the 1860's in Sweden.
Amiga, La (1991) as Maria
Political drama following the lives of two women living in Buenos Aires from 1978 to the present.
Mindwalk (1990) as Sonia Hoffman
A physicist, poet and politician, at crucial points in their own lives, discuss the world's many problems, attempting in the process to redefine the way the universe is perceived.
Rose Garden, The (1989) as Gabriele Freund
A lawyer defends a concentration camp survivor in an assault charge against a former Nazi.
Pourvu que ce soit une fille (1987) as Elena Leonardo
Gaby-A True Story (1987) as Sari Brimmer
A girl with cerebral palsy fights to build a life as an artist and activist.
Mosca Addio (1987) as Ida Nudel
A story about the trials and tribulations of a Russian Jew.
Ingrid (1985) as Herself
A career-biography and tribute to the late sweedish actress Ingrid Bergman.
Dangerous Moves (1984) as Marina
Bay Boy, The (1984) as Jennie Campbell
Set in a small mining town 1937 Nova Scotia, the story revolves around a teenage boy who witnesses the shooting of an elderly couple by a public figure he recognizes.
Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number (1983) as Risha Timerman
In this dramatization of the story of Argentine newspaper publisher Timerman's experiences and torture in a secret prison, the casting of both Roy Scheider and Liv Ullmann, as Timerman and his wife, raised a good many critical eyebrows and seemed to work against the movie, as did trying to make New
Wild Duck, The (1982) as Gina Ackland
Richard's Things (1981) as Kate
Players (1979) as Spectator
Chris, a young, rising star in the world of professonal tennis falls in love with Nicole, who is twice his age and is involved with a wealthy man. Nicole is also attracted to Chris, but not sure if she is willing to give up her life of luxury for him.
Autumn Sonata (1978) as Eva
A concert pianist faces the daughters she''s neglected for years.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Kate Ter Horst
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
Look at Liv, A (1977) as Herself
The life of actress Liv Ullmann is chronicled in this documentary. Ullmann is interviewed by Richard Kaplan and her work is seen in film excerpts from some of her most well-known movies. She discusses her roles of actress, author, mother, and filmmaker, and is seen on a book tour promoting her memoi
Serpent's Egg, The (1977) as Manuela Rosenberg
Ingmar Bergman's The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I. When his brother commits suicide, Abel seeks refuge in the apartment of an old acquaintance Professor Veregus. Desperate to make ends meet in the war-ravaged city, Abel takes a job in Veregus' clinic, where he discovers the horrific truth behind the work of the strangely beneficent professor and unlocks the chilling mystery that drove his brother to kill himself.
Ansikte mot ansikte (1976) as Jenny
A sensitive exploration of the tragic irony of the psychiatrist suffering with mental illness. Dr. Jenny Isaksson (Liv Ullman) is a psychiatrist married to another psychiatrist; both are successful in their jobs but slowly, agonizingly, she succumbs to a breakdown. Jenny is haunted by images and emotions from her past and eventually cannot function, either as a wife, a doctor or as an individual.
Leonor (1975) as Leonor
Richard (Michel Piccolo) is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault, he remarries and has children by his second wife. A mad longing for his first wife Leonor (Liv Ullmann) comes over him, and he sells his soul to the devil for a chance to get her back. But when she returns, she is a murderous vampire.
Abdication, The (1974) as Queen Christina
17th-century Queen Christina of Sweden journeys to Rome to embrace the Catholic church and falls in love with a cardinal.
Zandy's Bride (1974) as Hannah Lund
A Western rancher treats his mail order bride more as a servant than as a wife.
Cold Sweat (1974) as Fabienne
Joe Martin, a quiet American, rents boats in the South of France. He is married to Fabienne and has a twelve-year-old daughter, Michelle. But Joe has not always been the straight man he is now. He used to be a tough guy and when the members of his former gang,who have not forgiven him for letting them down and keeping the loot for himself,resurface the perfect family is sure to go through hard times.
40 Carats (1973) as Ann Stanley
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triangle with a younger man.
Scenes From a Marriage (1973) as Marianne
Over a ten-year period, a divorced couple work through their tormented relationship.
Pope Joan (1972) as Joan
This movie is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. Although it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, this movie presents her existence as fact, and portrays her relationships with other notables of the time.
Nybyggarna (1972)
This film continues from where Utvandrarna (1971) left off. Starting a new life in the New World from almost nothing is not easy. The winters and summers are more extreme than in the Old World. But the immigrants are rewarded for their hard work. They now live a better life than they did in Sweden. Bad times also come, however. The civil war starts and the Sioux Indians make a bloody uprising against the white settlers. Karl-Oskar's family survives all these. His brother, Robert, decides to seek his fortune in the gold fields of California. He never reaches California but acquires some fortune from his boss who dies of yellow fever on the way to the gold fields. An immigrant Swede dupes him of this fortune. Robert returns to his brother where he dies from a disease contracted on the trip. Kristina, whose thoughts never leave Sweden, has several more births and gets pregnant again against the advice of her doctor. This last pregnancy kills her. The children grow up and take over the farm. Karl-Oskar becomes old and lonely. He spends his last days dreaming of his youth in the Old World.
Lost Horizon (1972) as Catherine
Plane crash survivors travel to a mystical land where nobody ages.
Ingmar Bergman (1972) as Herself
Cries and Whispers (1972) as Maria
A woman''s impending death leads to painful memories and confrontations for herself and her two sisters.
The Night Visitor (1971) as Ester Jenks
A farmer is framed for murder and railroaded into an insane asylum by his ambitious sister and her doctor husband.
The Passion of Anna (1970) as Anna Fromm
Mounting delusions keep a woman from recovering from the deaths of her husband and child.
Short Is the Summer (1968) as Eva
Shame (1968) as Eva Rosenberg
A middle-aged couple living on a small island get caught up in a political revolution.
Hour of the Wolf (1968) as Alma Borg
An artist shares his most painful memories with his wife during a long night on an isolated island.
Persona (1967) as Actress Elisabeth Vogler
An actress recovering from a breakdown exercises a strange hold over her nurse.

Writer (feature film)

Miss Julie (2014)
Kristin Lavransdatter (1995) as Screenwriter
Set in medieval Norway, a young woman follows her true love while leaving behind family and society.
Sofie (1992) as Screenwriter
A turn-of-the-century story about an ordinary Jewish woman and her family who live in Denmark.
Love (1982) as Screenwriter

Cast (special)

Jerusalem: The City Touched by God (2000) as Host
Portrait of Jerusalem, a city of special significance to three major religions -- Judaism, Islam and Christianity.
American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope, An (1993)
A special featuring entertainment stars performing in the first and largest presidential inaugural event.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1986)
The ninth annual awards/entertainment special honoring six distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their area of endeavor. The event, taped at the Opera House of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., honors actress and comedienne Lucille Ball, singer and c
Bob Hope's Royal Command Performance From Sweden (1986)
Taped in Stockholm on March 3 and 4, 1986, Bob Hope and a stellar group of personalities entertain the King and Queen of Sweden at a benefit for the Children's International Summer Village. The gala benefit is dedicated to the memory of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, who was assassinated on Febr
Human Voice, The (1979) as The Woman
A monologue during which a despondent and desperate woman tries vainly to communicate on the telephone with her former lover.

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