Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Checkmate!



Yesterday's news:

Legendary film-maker Ingmar Bergman, one of the key figures in modern cinema, has died at the age of 89.
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"He could hardly bear to watch his own movies, apparently they made him so miserable . . . To have done 50 films with such a variety of misery is quite an achievement."

Adieu . . .

2 comments:

Fenris Badwulf said...

That chess game in that movie was inspirational to me. It got me interested in chess, in the crusades, and spurred my interest in religion.

Lisa said...

Here's a link to an article that appears in today's National Post. It originally appeared in The Daily Telegraph:

Click here to read - long, but worth the read. It inspired me to go on a Bergman film binge again. Basil, we should make a Bergman film part of our Saturday night ritual for the next while.