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Fanny and Alexander

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Ingmar Bergman   Cast: Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Börje Ahlstedt, Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling
  • Running Time: 197 minutes
  • Reader Rating:

    9 out of 10

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Genre

Drama, SciFi/Fantasy, Suspense/Thriller

Producer

Jörn Donner

Distributor

Embassy Pictures Corporation

Release Date

Jun 17, 1983

Release Notes

Limited

Review

Ingmar Bergman described Fanny and Alexander as “the sum total of my life as a filmmaker”—reason enough to see the film now, five months after Bergman's death. The intimate epic about a young boy whose mother marries a strict Catholic dives into the filmmaker's biography, evolgin like the phases of his art: through aesthetic severity, then brutal unsentimentality, and, finally, into the more comprehensive humanism of Bergman's later works. But this premiere of the original cut, running at 312 minutes, leaves room for more than a story of one life.

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