During a six-year period, in the mid-twentieth century, something unsurpassed happens. A lanky Swede, about to turn forty, enters a period of film production without precedent. Between 1957 and 1963 he directs some of the greatest classics in the history of cinema, produces a number of theatre productions for the stage and radio and directs also six TV films. In terms of contemporary filmmakers Ingmar Bergman remains largely unequaled.This documentary directed by Jane Magnusson premiered at 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Bergman: A Year in a Life, dir. Jane Magnusson; Sweden, Norway; 2018. Cast: Ingmar Bergman, Lena Endre, Thorsten Flinck. 117 min, 12+. In English and Swedish with Russian subtitles.
Reception at 9 pm. We recommend arriving early for the best available seating. Screening begins at 9:45 pm.
The Russian premiere of the film will be held as part of the third international Strelka Film Festival by Okko. The programme includes Russian and Moscow premieres of films from different countries selected by curator Stas Tyrkin. Winners of and participants in international competitions, including festivals in Cannes, Berlinale and Sundance and the Russian Kinotavr, will be presented in a series of eleven film screenings. The festival is supported by Okko, a streaming service that develops projects provoking viewers’ interest in cinema. Its’ collection includes blockbusters, popular series, short films and independent movies. Okko also supports festivals and hold special screenings.The curator of the film festival is Stas Tyrkin: film critic, member of the Moscow International Film Festival selection committee, program director of the Dvijenie festival and curator of the cinema course at the Gogol Center.