Persona is a Swedish psychological drama film, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. The story revolves around a young nurse named Alma (Andersson) and her patient, well- known stage actress Elisabet Vogler (Ullmann), who has suddenly stopped speaking. 29 Dec Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann in Ingmar Bergman’s film Persona. Here, for the centenary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth, is a rerelease of one of his fiercest, strangest, most sensually brilliant and unclassifiable pictures: Persona, from Liv Ullmann plays Elisabet Vogler. A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together. Patton Oswalt chats with Tim and Kerri from "The IMDb Show" about their latest movie and TV obsessions. Persona() is a triumph of acting because both Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann.
In January Ingmar Bergman was appointed head of the Royal Dramatic Theatre. It was to prove a very demanding job indeed: with the entire company in need of reorganisation, he found himself in an 'insoluble and incomprehensibly chaotic situation.' Against his better judgement, he did not cut back on his film work. 12 Dec It's more than half a century since the release of one of the most influential films in modern cinema: Ingmar Bergman's identity-merge masterwork Persona. Here are just a few of the movies – and an ABBA video – that are cast in its image. 9 Apr Shot in , when its director was suffering from deep depression, Persona is Ingmar Bergman's most radical work—a minimalist two-hander (in which only one person speaks for the vast majority of the movie) that expanded what cinema could do in terms of both abstract montage and the juxtaposition of.
7 Jan Shakespeare used six words to pose the essential human choice: "To be, or not to be?" Elizabeth, a character in Ingmar Bergman's "Persona," uses two to answer it: "No, don't!" She is an actress who one night stopped speaking in the middle of the performance, and has been silent ever since. Now her. By the midsixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of the cinema's most unforgettable images. But with the radical Persona, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry. In the first of a series of legendary performances for Bergman, Liv Ullmann plays a stage actor who has inexplicably gone mute;.