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The Magic Lantern: An Autobiography

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Published 7 years, 7 months ago

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Description: Bergman's magic lantern (representing both memory and a toy cinematograph he obtained as a child) swings backward and forward between his early life in Lutheran parsonages and his experiences as an internationally renowned director of films, plays and operas. Ignoring strict chronology, it explores his relations with his parents and older brother, his introduction to the theater, his successes and failures, and his decision (after Fanny and Alexander ) to stop making films. Bergman, having always suffered from a nervous stomach and chronic insomnia, also candidly acknowledges his weaknesses and fears, frightening dreams and bout ... (more)
Manufacturer: University Of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 : 0226043827 | ISBN-13: 9780226043821
Tags: Bergman (1), Memoirs (1), 1970-1999 (1), Northern Europe (1), Cinema/tv (1)
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