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Swedish Cinema

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‘Forgotten’ (2017), ‘Below Zero’ (2021), & ‘Red Dot’ (2021): The Existential Dread of Guilt

Directed by: Jang Hang-jun [1], Lluís Quílez [2], Alain Darborg [3] || Produced by: Park Joon-shik [1], Josep Amorós, Pedro Uriol [2], Niklas Larsson, Anna Odenhall [3] Screenplay by: Jang Hang-jun [1], Fernando Navarro, Lluís Quílez [2], Alain Darborg, Per Dickson [3] || Starring: Kang Ha-neul, Kim Mu-yeol, Moon Sung-keun, Na Young-hee [1], Javier Gutiérrez, … Continue reading

‘Wild Strawberries’ (1957): If There’s Time to Breathe, There’s Time to Heal

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman || Produced by: Allan Ekelund Screenplay by: Ingmar Bergman || Starring: Victor Sjostrom, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjornstrand Music by: Erik Nordgren || Cinematography: Gunnar Fischer || Editing by: Oscar Rosander || Country: Sweden || Language: Swedish Running Time: 91 minutes While not as visually iconic as The Seventh Seal (1957) … Continue reading

‘The Seventh Seal’ (1957): Chess with Death

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman || Produced by: Allan Ekelund Screenplay by: Ingmar Bergman || Starring: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe, Bibi Andersson, Inga Landgre, Ake Fridell Music by: Erik Nordgren || Cinematography: Gunnar Fischer || Editing by: Lennart Wallen || Country: Sweden || Language: Swedish Running Time: 96 minutes Of all the … Continue reading