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Ingmar Bergman Volume 3 on 5-disc BFI Blu-ray in September

6 September 2022

For more than 50 years, Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) produced ground-breaking works of cinema that established him as one of the world’s most acclaimed, enduring and influential filmmakers. Firmly recognised as one of cinema’s most original and artistic talents by the 1960s, Bergman continued his explorations of the human psyche with a series of increasingly provocative and stylised productions. Ingmar Bergman: Volume 3, released by the BFI on 19 September 2022, is the third of a four-volume celebration of the auteur’s work – available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK.

Presented on five discs, Ingmar Bergman: Volume 3 features contains eight films spanning 1960-1968 including the award-winning The Virgin Spring (1960), plus Bergman’s assessment on the purpose and promise of religion in the Faith Trilogy (Through a Glass DarklyThe Silence and Winter Light) and the landmark psychological drama Persona (1966). Through these films Bergman challenged audiences to confront and consider topics seldom explored with such depth.

The films on Volume 3 are:

THE DEVILS EYE (1960) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

THE VIRGIN SPRING (1960) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ulla Isaksson

THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY (1961) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

THE SILENCE (1963) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

WINTER LIGHT (1963) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

ALL THESE WOMEN (1964) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Erland Josephsson and Ingmar Bergman

PERSONA (1966) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

THE RITE (1968) Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman: Volume 3 Blu-ray cover art

Ingmar Bergman: Volume 3 will be released on 5-disc Blu-ray on 19 September 2022 by the BFI at the RRP of £59.99.

BLU-RAY BOX SET FEATURES:

Five-Blu-ray set featuring eight landmark films by Ingmar Bergman*

  • Audio commentary on The Virgin Spring by film critic and writer Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, and writer and broadcaster Josh Nelson
  • Ingmar Bergman Introductions (2003, 10 mins): Ingmar Bergman, in conversation with Marie Nyreröd, provides introductions to Through a Glass DarklyWinter Light and The Silence
  • BFI Screen Epiphanies: Richard Ayoade Introduces Persona (2011, 11 mins): the award-winning actor, director and novelist discusses Bergman’s masterpiece in this introduction recorded at BFI Southbank
  • The Men and Bergman (2007, 52 mins): Eva Beling’s documentary featuring Thommy Berggren, Börje Ahlstedt, Thorsten Flinck and Erland Josephson
  • Persona trailer
  • Assorted stills galleries
  • 100-page perfect bound book featuring new essays by Kat Ellinger, Catherine Wheatley, Claire Marie Healy, Jannike Åhlund, Philip Kemp, Ellen Cheshire, Geoff Andrew and Andrew Graves
  • Newly commissioned artwork by Andrew Bannister
  • Limited edition of 5,000

*Please note that The Rite was only made available to the BFI in Standard Definition

Pre-order Ingmar Bergman: Volume 3 from The BFI Shop here:
https://shop.bfi.org.uk/ingmar-bergman-volume-three-5-disc-blu-ray-box-set-1.html