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Bergman Island

By Mia Hansen-Løve
Wednesday 02.02.22

Set in the beautiful landscape of the island of Fårö in Sweden and with Anders Danielsen Lie, Mia Wasikowska, Tim Roth and Vicky Krieps playing the lead roles, Mia Hansen-Løve's latest film will make you soon forget about the darkness of winter! Bergman Island was part of the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

About the film

The American filmmaker couple Chris and Tony retires for the summer on the island of Fårö. In this wild and beautiful landscape, where Ingmar Bergman lived and created some of his most acclaimed works, they hope to find inspiration for their upcoming films. Most of the time they spend separately. As the days go by, Chris' fascination with the island grows, and she begins to remember her first love. Chris and Tony are torn apart, little by little, as the lines between reality and fiction are gradually erased.

About the filmmaker

Mia Hansen-Løve (b. 1981) is a French film director, screenwriter and former actress. She made her acting debut in the films Late August, Early September (1998) and Sentimental Destinies (2000), both directed by Olivier Assayas.

Hansen-Løve directed the films All Is Forgiven (2007) and Father of My Children (2009), the latter of which won the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival. For Things to Come (2016) she was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival.

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