Invitation to Liv Ullmann


With some fifty feature films to her credit, as well as public and critical acclaim as a director, Liv Ullmann is one of the greatest figures of international cinema. An icon of works by Ingmar Bergman or Jan Troell, the actress will discuss her career and filmography at the festival.





Faithless by Liv Ullmann (Trolösa, 2000, 2h34)
Bergman, a reclusive writer on an island, tries to write the story of an old love. The character of Marianne stands out from the rest of the story... Liv Ullmann brings her perspective and sensitivity to an autobiographical script by Ingmar Bergman.
Institut Lumière Sun.14 10am 

Persona by Ingmar Bergman (1966, 1h23) 
A successful actress loses the use of speech during a performance. She begins a burning friendship with her nurse… The film is like a sonata for two instruments, two actresses: Liv Ullmann and Bibi Andersson.
Comœdia Sun.14 8pm | Pathé Bellecour Tue.16 7:45pm | Lumière Bellecour Sat.20 9:15pm

The Emigrants by Jan Troell (Utvandrarna, 1971, 3h11) 
Sweden, 1844. Kristina (Liv Ullmann) and Karl Oskar Nillsson (Max von Sydow) leave their farm and embark for America... A superb epic tale, adapted from one of the greatest sagas of modern Swedish literature.
Pathé Bellecour Sun.14 2:30pm | UGC Astoria Tue.16 5pm

Scenes from a Marriage by Ingmar Bergman (Scener ur ett äktenskap, 1974, 2h49) 
Marianne (Liv Ullmann) has been married to Johan (Erland Josephson) for ten years. One day, he leaves her for another woman... The life of a couple, as told through images and chiseled dialogues. Overwhelming.
Lumière Fourmi Sun.14 7:45pm | Lumière Bellecour Fri.19 8:30pm | Comœdia Sun.21 5:15pm

The Serpent’s Egg by Ingmar Bergman (1977, 2h) 
Berlin, 1923. Abel Rosenberg (David Carradine) discovers the suicide of his brother. He takes refuge with Manuela (Liv Ullmann), a cabaret artist... A deep reflection in a magnificent reconstruction of 1920s Berlin.
Cinéma Opéra Mon.15 7:15pm | Lumière Terreaux Wed.17 5:45pm

Saraband by Ingmar Bergman (2003, 1h47) 
Marianne (Liv Ullmann) sees her former husband Johan (Erland Johansson) after thirty years of silence... A continuation of Scenes from a Marriage, the ultimate Bergman film, an intensely lucid assessment of family ties.
Lumière Terreaux Mon.15 7:15pm | Comœdia Tue.16 11:15am


Meet Liv Ullmann
Comédie Odéon Sun.14 3:30pm

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