Great Films and their Great Images

Sweden

The Devil’s Eye

"Satan has a sore eye. It may be a sty. Either he
has been in a draft - which is unthinkable in
hell - or something alarming has happened on earth."
- The Actor
01 (17)

Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Gunnar Fischer

Year: 1960

Country: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Genre: Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Color: Black & White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1

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Autumn Sonata

"Sometimes, when I lie awake at night, I wonder whether I've lived at
all. Is it the same for everybody? Do some people have a greater talent
for living than others or do some people never live, but just exist?"
- Charlotte Andergast
01 (32)
Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Sven Nykvist

Year: 1978

Country: France | West Germany 
| Sweden | UK
Language: Swedish | English

Genre: Drama | Music

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

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Breaking the Waves

"Not one of you has the right to consign Bess to hell!"
- Dodo McNeill
01 (1)Dir: Lars von Trier
DoP: Robby Müller
Year: 1996
Country: Denmark | Sweden 
| France | Netherlands 
| Norway | Iceland | Spain
Language: English
Genre: Drama | Romance
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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Dogville

"There's a family with kids. Do the kids and
make the mother watch. Tell her you'll stop if
she can hold back her tears. I *owe* her that."
- Grace
01 (43)Dir: Lars von Trier
DoP: Anthony Dod Mantle
Year: 2003
Country: Denmark | Sweden | UK 
| France | Germany | Netherlands 
| Norway | Finland | Italy
Language: English
Genre: Crime | Drama
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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Smiles of a Summer Night

"And then the summer night smiled for the third time."
- Petra the Maid

"For the sad, the depressed, the sleepless,
the confused, the frightened, the lonely."
- Frid the Groom
01 (36)

Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Gunnar Fischer

Year: 1955

Country: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Genre: Comedy | Romance

Color: Black & White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1

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Summer Interlude

"Let me mourn my youth alone."
- Marie
01 (17)

Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Gunnar Fischer

Year: 1951

Country: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Genre: Drama | Romance

Color: Black & White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1

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Fanny and Alexander

"The world is a den of thieves and night is falling. Evil
breaks its chains and runs through the world like a mad dog."
- Gustaf Adolf Ekdahl
01 (1)
Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Sven Nykvist

Year: 1982

Country: Sweden | France 
| West Germany
Language: Swedish | German 
| Yiddish | English
Genre: Drama

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

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Sawdust and Tinsel

"I can crack nuts with my teeth too."
- Anne
"Now I'm scared."
- Frans
01 (30)

Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Hilding Bladh & Sven Nykvist

Year: 1953

Country: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Genre: Drama

Color: Black & White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1

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I Hired a Contract Killer

"You are crazy, Henri."
- Margaret
"I can't help it."
- Henri Boulanger
01 (49)Dir: Aki Kaurismäki

DoP: Timo Salminen

Year: 1990

Country:  Finland | UK | Germany 
| Sweden | France
Language: English | Finnish

Genre: Drama | Comedy

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

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The Silence

"I didn't want to accept my wretched role. But now it's too damn
lonely. We try out attitudes and find them all worthless. The
forces are all too strong. I mean the forces... the horrible forces.
You need to watch your step among all the ghosts and memories.
- Ester
01 (4)
Dir: Ingmar Bergman

DoP: Sven Nykvist

Year: 1963

Country: Sweden

Language: SwedishEnglishGerman | FrenchSpanish

Genre: Drama

Color: Black & White

Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1