Bergman[bʉrg′mən; Swed bar′y' män]
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- Bergman, (Ernst) Ingmar 1918-; Swed. film director
- Bergman, Ingrid 1915-82; U.S. actress, born in Sweden
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, Ingmar 1918-2007.
Swedish director whose critically acclaimed films, such as The Silence (1963) and Fanny and Alexander (1983), are characterized by slow pace, laconic dialogue, and heavy use of symbolism to explore the psychological states of the characters.
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, Ingrid 1915-1982.
Swedish actress who won an Academy Award in 1944 for Gaslight, in 1956 for Anastasia, and in 1974 for Murder on the Orient Express.