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    Among the special features new to our Blu-ray edition of Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries is a remarkable sixteen minutes of silent 16 mm footage filmed by Bergman himself on set. The images provide insight into how certain scenes were shot, as well as access to casual moments between takes. The following short excerpt from this supplement is particularly remarkable for being in color (much of the footage is in black and white, like the film itself), which lends an entirely new perspective on some classic images. It features voice-over by Jan Wengström, curator of archival film collections at the Swedish Film Institute.

3 comments

  • By HarryZulu
    June 12, 2013
    03:14 PM

    This brings me such great joy!!
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  • By David Hollingsworth
    June 12, 2013
    08:11 PM

    Beautiful images; it gives the film a much deeper appreciation, and clarification.
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  • By cat-tang
    June 15, 2013
    03:25 AM

    Lovely find!
    Reply