Ingrid Bergman: A captivating look at the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema
Documentaries / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2015

Ingrid Bergman: A captivating look at the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema

Some of the most enchanting footage of Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words was shot by Bergman herself, or by friends and family filming her with the 16mm camera she liked to carry wherever she went. Still, nothing in Stig Björkman’s invaluable documentary can match the serene, silent images of Bergman’s first Hollywood screen test. … Continue reading

Raving Reviews for ‘White God’
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Raving Reviews for ‘White God’

Distinguished director Kornél Mundruczó has crafted an imaginative and strikingly visceral journey of an abandoned mutt’s descent from man’s best friend to rebellious threat—rightfully earning plaudits at Cannes, including the ‘Un Certain Regard prize’, as well as the ‘Palm Dog’ for the best four-legged performance that is deeply moving and, at times, harrowing. When a new … Continue reading

Winter Sleep – “Intimate, Spectacular & Masterful”
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Winter Sleep – “Intimate, Spectacular & Masterful”

Winter Sleep, the new film from the Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan, has all the key components of a fairy tale, ‘but its magic blows in whispering breaths, raising the hairs on your arms even as you barely notice the air’s movement’ (Telegraph, UK). It is the greatly justified winner of the Palme d’Or at … Continue reading