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1960 The Virgin Spring Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film Winner
1961 Through a Glass Darkly Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film Winner
1983 Fanny and Alexander Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film Winner

Ernst Ingmar Bergman (14 July 1918 – 30 July 2007) was a Swedish filmmaker and theatre director. Widely considered one of the greatest and most influential film directors of all time,his films have been described as "profoundly personal meditations into the myriad struggles facing the psyche and the soul".Some of his most acclaimed works include The Seventh Seal (1957), Wild Strawberries (1957), Persona (1966), and Fanny and Alexander (1982); these four films were included in the 2012 edition of Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time.Bergman was also ranked No. 8 on the magazine's 2002 "Greatest Directors of All Time" list. Bergman directed more than 60 films and documentaries, most of which he also wrote, for both cinema releases and television screenings. Most of his films were set in Sweden, and many of his films from 1961 onward were filmed on the island of Fårö. He forged a creative partnership with his cinematographers Gunnar Fischer and Sven Nykvist. He also had a theatrical career that included periods as Leading Director of Sweden's Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm and of Germany's Residenztheater in Munich.He directed more than 170 plays. Among his company of actors were Harriet Andersson, Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Gunnar Björnstrand, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom and Max von Sydow.

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Ingmar Bergman

Born : 14th July, 1918

Death : 30th July, 2007

Specialization : Directing

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