Fanny and Alexander
Fanny and Alexander ★★★★ Fanny Och Alexander 1983 (R)
The culmination of Bergman's career, this autobiographical film is set in a rural Swedish town in 1907. It tells the story of one year in the lives of the Ekdahl family, as seen by the young children, Fanny and Alexander. Magic and religion, love and death, reconciliation and estrangement are skillfully captured in this carefully detailed, lovingly photographed film. In Swedish with English subtitles or dubbed. 197m/C VHS, DVD . SW Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Gunn Wallgren, Allan Edwall, Ewa Froling, Erland Josephson, Harriet Andersson, Jarl Kulle, Jan Malmsjo; D: Ingmar Bergman; W: Ingmar Bergman; C: Sven Nykvist; M: Daniel Bell. Oscars '83: Art Dir./Set Dec., Cinematog., Costume Des., Foreign Film; Cesar '84: Foreign Film; Golden Globes '84: Foreign Film; L.A. Film Critics '83: Cinematog., Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics '83: Director (Bergman), Foreign Film.