Bergman Island

Bergman Island

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In this Cannes-selected drama from writer-director Mia Hansen-Løve (Things to Come), two American filmmakers reside in the island that inspired Bergman to write their separate screenplays. As their scripts progress, reality and fiction start to blur over the course of the summer. Stars Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction), Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread), Mia Wasikowska (Stoker) and Anders Danielsen Lie (22 July).

2021Rating: M, Sex scenes, offensive language & nudity113 minsFrance, Mexico
DramaFestival & Independent

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A heart-stoppingly poignant stunner.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Incredibly well-observed and surprising...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A searching exploration of reality and art in the way they mirror, propel and feed on one another...

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The Times

The Times

(A) seductive meta-drama about the perils of personal film-making.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

(Bergman Island) works both as a relationship drama and as a conversation between one generation of directors and another.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Mia Hansen-Løve’s intimate but playful drama is the best kind of homage...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Slippery and enchanting...

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Paste

Paste

Hansen-Løve's strongest argument for the inextricable nature of life and art yet.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

This ingenious and beautiful film by Mia Hansen-Løve isn't for chewing so much as savouring.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Charmingly mischievous and quietly entrancing...

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Bergman Island is the rare movie about writers trying to write that really works.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

One of the most playful films about cinema in recent memory...

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Vox

Vox

Thoughtful, layered, deceptively light, it's among Hansen-Løve's best work.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Among the virtues of Bergman Island is how uncluttered it is generally, as well as its consistent quietude and Hansen-Løve's keenness of observation.

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