Ingmar Bergman’s Private World

bergman_03_hSome artists and entertainers live in surroundings antithetical to their public image. I remember, for example, walking in to the then New York home of Joan Rivers and being shocked that a woman who made her living through vulgarity lived in an apartment of such “good taste” (i.e. French furniture). No such disparity with the late great film director Ingmar Bergman. For 40 years, he lived, worked, and found inspiration on the windswept Swedish island of Fårö. And his austere furnishings matched his austere cinematic vision. Here, for the first time, is a view into his deeply personal realm.

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