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1711 Videos - Trespassing Bergman Ep 3: Adventure

A new insight into the genius of Bergman and most of all, a portrait of the greatest filmmakers of today. How they work, why they choose the themes they keep coming back to and why film is an artform like no other.


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Woody Allen, Gus van Sant (Episode 'Death')
Wes Anderson, Alexander Payne, Agnes Jaoui, Robert de Niro, Laura Dern (Episode 'Comedy')
Michael Haneke, Wes Craven, Ridley Scott, Park Chan Wok, Catherine Hardwick (Episode 'Fear')
Claire Denis, Ang Lee, Lars von Trier, Takeshi Kitano (Episode: Silence)
Francis Ford Coppola, Terry Gilliam, Zhang Yimou, Agnieszka Holland (Episode: Adventure)
Martin Scorsese, Lee Daniels, Isabella Rossellini, the Dardennes brothers (Episode: Outsiders)

A few years ago Academy Award winning actor Michael Douglas visited Stockholm, Sweden, togheter with his wife. During a day-trip to the island of Fårö, Douglas was given a private tour of legendary Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman’s home ”Hammars”. Passing through Bergman’s private VHS collection Douglas suddenly froze. He reached out and grabbed ”Wall Street” from a shelf and was absolutely extatic: ”Oh my god! He has seen my film!”

Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman was an avid film buff. In addition to having a private cinema in his home on the small island Fårö, where he saw movies daily, he also had his own personal VHS library. Almost 1,500 films can be found on the shelves in Ingmar Bergman’s screening room. The collection, carefully put in alfabethical order, with personal notes on favourites, remains exactly as Bergman left it when he passed away on July 30th, 2007.

The series will feature the filmmakers and actors who are represented in the Bergman collection but also a younger generation of directors who are working with the same themes and issues as Bergman.

Each episode focuses on a theme, relevant to Bergman and the filmmaker/s invited. These themes are: Fear, Silence, Comedy, Death, Adventure and Alienation. For every episode one filmmaker gets to visit and experience Ingmar Bergman’s remote home, others we meet and interview around the world.