Thursday, December 12, 2013

Liv & Ingmar (2012) A Film by Dheeraj Akolkar

You don't need to look much further than its cornball poster art to get an idea of what kind of film Dheeraj Akolkar's Liv & Ingmar is. In honor of Liv Ullmann's 75th birthday, NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center is holding a week-long celebration of the actress' collaborations with Ingmar Bergman, and the brief retrospective kicks off with this documentary, a rather disproportionately gushy opening act to a series of bleak, intense dramas. My full thoughts, for In Review Online, can be read here.

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