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The Making of Fanny and Alexander

Ingmar Bergman

 
  • Sweden
  • 1982
  • 110 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.33:1
  • Swedish
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  • Spine #264

The Making of Fanny and Alexander is a fascinating look at the creation of a masterpiece. Directed by Ingmar Bergman himself, this feature-length documentary chronicles the methods of one of cinema’s true luminaries as he labors to realize his crowning production. Featuring Bergman at work with many of his longtime collaborators—including cinematographer Sven Nykvist and actors Erland Josephson, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Harriet Andersson—The Making of Fanny and Alexander is a witty and revealing portrait of a virtuoso filmmaker.

Disc Features

  • New restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Ingmar Bergman Bids Farewell to Film, a 60-minute conversation between Bergman and Nils Petter Sundgren made for Swedish television in 1984
  • Costume sketches
  • Video footage of the film’s set models
  • Stills gallery
  • Rare introductions by Bergman to eleven of his films
  • A selection of Bergman theatrical trailers
  • New and improved English subtitle translation

Film Essays

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Just a Director: The Making of “Fanny and Alexander”

By Paul Arthur November 08, 2011

A flurry of publicity around Fanny and Alexander began well before the start of production. Ingmar Bergman said it would be his final film, and he allowed unusual media access to the set, even . . . Read more »

Film Essays

Currentthumb_652_308_thumbnail

Just a Director: The Making of “Fanny and Alexander”

By Paul Arthur November 08, 2011

A flurry of publicity around Fanny and Alexander began well before the start of production. Ingmar Bergman said it would be his final film, and he allowed unusual media access to the set, even . . . Read more »