It is about Scenes of married life and Fanny and Alexandre.
More than 14 years after his disappearance, Ingmar bergman remains a movie monster. With a Golden Bear, a Golden Lion, a “Palme des Palmes” and several prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, Bergman has one of the most diverse filmographies of European cinema, and has several TV films to his list.
Some were, before being films, mini-series recut and reassembled for the unit format. Among them : Scenes of married life (1973), and since re-adapted by HBO, and Fanny and Alexandre (1983). These two series (which have become films) arrive in France in December on the Arte.tv platform.
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Scenes from married life first aired as a series in the 1970s before being shown as a movie. But it is the serial format that Arte.tv has been broadcasting from December 17th. With its casting Liv Ullmann (Marianne), Erland Josephson (Johan), Bibi Andersson (Katarina), Jan Malmsjö (To fart), Anita Wall (Fru Palm), this six-part series talks about Marianne and Johan’s married life. Married for ten years, they tear each other apart … As overwhelming as the film it spawned, this series reveals all the challenges of this hot camera, scrutinizing the dislocation of a couple, in full development of feminism of the 1970s.
Regarding Fanny and Alexandre, the series will arrive on Arte.tv December 24th. She talks about Sweden at the start of the 20th century, where two children go from dream to nightmare after their mother remarries. Ingmar Bergman’s work-sum, an ode to childhood, its wonders and its terrors, will be broadcast in its long version in four episodes. With Pernilla Allwin (Fanny Ekdahl), Bertil Guve (Alexander Ekdahl), Börje Ahlstedt (Carl Ekdahl), Ewa Fröling (Emilie Ekdahl), Harriet Andersson (Justina), Erland Josephson (Isak Jacobi), Jan Malmsjö (Bishop Edvard Vergerus) to its cast.
These two achievements are see here, on the Arte.tv website. They will be until December and September 2022.