Fanny and Alexander Movie Review 1983

Information and Film Reviews for Fanny and Alexander the Movie

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The culmination of Bergman's career, this autobiographical film is set in a rural Swedish town in 1907. It tells the story of one year in the lives of the Ekdahl family, as seen by the young children, Fanny and Alexander. Magic and religion, love and death, reconciliation and estrangement are skillfully captured in this carefully detailed, lovingly photographed film. In Swedish with English subtitles or dubbed.


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Available on VHS
Running time 197 minutes.
Originally from Swedish.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 1900s, Brothers & Sisters, This Is Your Life, Childhood Visions, Family Drama, 4 Bones
Ingmar Bergman
Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Gunn Wallgren, Allan Edwall, Ewa Froling, Erland Josephson, Harriet Andersson, Jarl Kulle, Jan Malmsjo
Sven Nykvist
Ingmar Bergman
Daniel Bell
Cinematograph AB


Oscars 1983: Art Dir./Set Dec., Cinematog., Costume Des., Foreign Film; Cesar 1984: Foreign Film; Golden Globes 1984: Foreign Film; L.A. Film Critics 1983: Cinematog., Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1983: Director (Bergman), Foreign Film.

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