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Uniform Title Persona (Motion picture)
Title Persona [videorecording] / Svensk Filmindustri ; en film av Ingmar Bergman.

Publication Info. [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    PER    Damaged
Edition Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 Blu-ray disc (83 min. : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm).
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two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent Blu-ray
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Physical Medium DVD DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray Blu-ray 4 3/4 in.
Description DVD digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0
Blu-ray digital optical mono LPCM 1.0
Blu-ray NTSC rda
DVD video file DVD video region 1 rda
Blu-ray video file Blu-ray 1080p high definition region A rda
Motion picture
Series The Criterion collection ; 701
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 701.
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 701.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Blu-ray, region A, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Swedish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand.
Credits Photography, Sven Nykvist ; production design, Bibi Lindström ; costume design, Mago ; film editing, Ulla Ryghe ; music, Lars Johan Werle.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Summary An actress has inexplicably gone mute; a young nurse cares for her in a remote island cottage. While isolated together there, the women perform a mysterious spiritual and emotional transference that would prove to be one of cinema's most influential ideas.
Note Special features: DVD Disc 1: Persona's prologue : a poem in images (new visual essay on the film's prologue by Ingmar Bergman scholar Peter Cowie, 20 mins.); Interviews (Bibi Andersson, Ingmar Bergman, and Liv Ullmann (1966), Ingmar Bergman (1970), Liv Ullman (2013), Paul Schrader (2013)); On-set footage (18 mins. of silent, black-and-white footage shot during production, with audio commentary by Ingmar Bergman scholar Birgitta Steene); Trailer. DVD Disc 2: Liv & Ingmar (a 2012 feature documentary directed by Dheeraj Akolkar; 84 min.). Blu-ray contains all special features. Booklet features essay by film scholar Thomas Elsaesser, an excerpt from the 1970 book Bergman on Bergman, and an excerpted 1977 interview with Andersson.
Subject Mentally ill women -- Care -- Drama.
Nurse and patient -- Drama.
Mutism -- Psychosomatic aspects -- Drama.
Identity (Psychology) -- Drama.
Nurses -- Drama.
Actresses -- Drama.
Ullmann, Liv.
Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007, screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Andersson, Bibi, 1935- actor.
Ullmann, Liv, actor.
Krook, Margaretha, 1925-2001, actor.
Björnstrand, Gunnar, 1909-1986, actor.
Nykvist, Sven, director of photography.
Lindström, Bibi, 1904-1984, production designer.
Mago, 1925- costume designer.
Ryghe, Ulla, editor of moving image work.
Werle, Lars Johan, composer (expression)
Cowie, Peter, filmmaker.
Schrader, Paul, 1946- interviewee (expression)
Steene, Birgitta, commentator.
Akolkar, Dheeraj, film director.
Elsaesser, Thomas, 1943- writer of supplementary textual content.
Svensk filmindustri, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Container of (work): Liv & Ingmar (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781604658125
Standard No. 715515113410
Music No. CC2342BDDVD The Criterion Collection (set)
CC2342BDDVD-1 The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray disc)
CC2342BDDVD-2 The Criterion Collection (DVD one)
CC2342BDDVD-3 The Criterion Collection (DVD two)

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