Polish museum honours Swedish director Ingmar Bergman
PR dla Zagranicy
The Museum of Cinematography in the city of Łódź has launched an exhibition dedicated to legendary Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.
It covers all aspects of Bergman’s creative activity, including his treatment of film scripts, his directorial concepts, both in film and theatre, as well as his work with actors.
On display are photos, posters, film reviews, cinema programmes and audio-visual materials in which leading Polish directors share their views on Bergman’s place in the history of modern cinema.
In addition to several Polish institutions and private collections, the exhibits come from the Ingmar Bergman Foundation in Sweden and the Swedish Embassy in Poland.
The exhibition in on show until 22 October.
Bergman died on 30 July 2007, aged 89. Next year will mark the centenary of his birth. His output comprised over fifty feature films, including such masterpieces as The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries, Cries and Whispers, and Fanny and Alexander. (mk/vb)