Bergman in Text

I mentioned in the last post that I picked up a book from Ingmar Bergman: ‘Private Confessions‘ at the Landmark sale. I recently finished reading it and absolutely loved it – even more than Svevo’s ‘Zeno’s Conscience’ which I was reading last week and had thoroughly enjoyed. The book is roughly based on Bergman’s life…

Bergman & Allen

I cannot believe that Woody Allen is a fan of Ingmar Bergman or is influenced by him in any way. Whereas you hardly hear the spoken word in Bergman’s movies, talking and words are all that Allen uses in his films. Its like he cannot stop talking.Strange influence this is!

Ingmar Bergman

I had not heard the name Bergman three months ago. And just when I did and was planning to watch one of his movies, the esteemed director passed away. It was only then that I realized the extent of devotion Bergman inspired in movie fans. He overwhelmingly featured in most blogs that I read, in…