Bergman Island (DVD) Release January 31/23

Bergman Island (DVD) Release January 31/23

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Writer-director Mia Hansen-Løve embarks on a luminous summertime odyssey to the home of Ingmar Bergman for her seventh feature, a graceful, shape-shifting tale about the interplay of life and art and the ways in which stories are born. In search of inspiration for their current filmmaking projects, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and her partner (Tim Roth) travel to the remote island of Fårö, Sweden, where Bergman lived and worked for decades. There, the spirit of the cinema master looms as Chris confronts her complicated relationships to work, men, motherhood, and her artistic influences. Also featuring radiant performances from Mia Wasikowska and Anders Danielsen Lie, Bergman Island is a rich deconstruction of the mysteries of the creative process and the journey that every film takes from thought to page to screen.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • 2K digital master, approved by director Mia Hansen-Løve
  • New interview with Hansen-Løve
  • New interview with actor Vicky Krieps
  • Bergman’s Ghosts (2021), a short film made during the filming of Bergman Island by actor Gabe Klinger
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Devika Girish

    New cover by Jason Hardy