30 July 2007

ingmar bergman dies at age 89

Since I first saw The Seventh Seal Ingmar Berman became one of my favorite film directors of the 20th century. The son of a reportedly severe and pious Lutheran minister, many of Bergman's films are obsessed with the Christian faith he found difficult to embrace, from Winter Light to Fanny and Alexander.

Bergman died today in Sweden at the age of 89. Read more in this article from a Swedish news agency.