A film portrait of Vilgot Sjoman, made during the shooting of his film, A Handful of Love, in 1973.
Sjoman talks about himself, his films (several of which are illustrated by excerpts), and film making in general.
Bergman's interpretation of Mozart's The Magic Flute spins a tale as ethereal and timeless as Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Tamino (Josef Kostlinger) is a knight of pure spirit, enticed by ... More »
Many of the best Swedish films are identified with the work of Stiller and Sjostrom. The novels of Selma Lagerlof provide nearly all the material for their best films, including Thy Soul Shall Bear ... More »
A film about the so-called "gourd" paintings which were done by the itinerant peasant artists who flourished in the Dalecarlia district of Sweden in the 18th Century. The scenes usually have a ... More »
Gunnel Lindblom's second feature is about women and for women. ... To free herself from his domination, 30-year-old Sally, a social worker, decides to leave her husband, Jonas, and sets out to create ... More »