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The Seventh Seal (1957)

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The Seventh Seal 2009-11-10 2009-11-17 -

Exhausted and disillusioned, a medieval knight makes the journey home after years of combat in the Crusades. But when the black-robed figure of Death confronts him, the knight challenges him to a game of chess.

a.k.a. Det Sjunde Inseglet
Il settimo sigillo
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Wild Strawberries (1957)

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Wild Strawberries 2013-06-11 2002-02-12 -

Aging physician Isak Borg, begins to reflect on his life while en route to to receive an honorary degree. Along the way, a string of encounters causes him to experience hallucinations that expose his darkest fears, and he realizes that the choices he's made have rendered a life devoid of meaning.

a.k.a. Fresas salvajes
Smultronstället
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Fanny and Alexander (1982)

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Fanny and Alexander 2011-11-08 2004-11-16 -
Fanny and Alexander: TV Version - - -
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Director Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical drama, the 1984 Best Foreign Film Oscar winner, depicts a family in crisis after its lively patriarch (Allan Edwall) dies unexpectedly, leaving his grieving wife (Ewa Froling) desperate to provide stability for her children. The widow marries a minister, but their new life proves to be foreboding and lonesome, so it's up to the children's grandmother (Gunn Wallgren) to infuse joy into their existence.

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The Hunt (2012)

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The Hunt 2013-12-10 2013-12-10 2014-01-09

A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, this story centers on Lucas, a beloved teacher who faces unfounded pedophilia accusations from a student -- and the venom of his community.

a.k.a. Die Jagd
Jagten
La caza
La Chasse
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Persona (1966)

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Persona 2014-03-25 2004-03-16 2010-09-01
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To achieve more effective treatment, a young nurse named Alma and her patient -- actress Elisabet, who has stopped speaking -- check into an isolated cottage by the sea, where one of them unravels.

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Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

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Smiles of a Summer Night - 2004-05-25 -

Director Ingmar Bergman weaves an intricate romantic ruse with his film about a country estate that becomes a matchmaking haven in turn-of-the-century Sweden. During a long, lazy summer, eight singles gradually become four couples, often switching partners along the way. Some of Swedish cinema's most celebrated faces appear, including Gunnar Bjornstrand, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson and Ulla Jacobsson.

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Breaking the Waves (1996)

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Breaking the Waves 2014-04-15 2014-04-15 -

Set in the 1970s, the first film in Lars von Trier's Golden Heart Trilogy stars Emily Watson as Bess, a naïve Scotswoman who's convinced that God will heal her paralyzed husband if she has sex with other men.

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Babette's Feast (1987)

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Babette's Feast 2013-07-23 2001-01-23 -

Let the Right One In (2008)

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Let the Right One In 2009-03-10 2009-03-10 2014-04-10

The Act of Killing (2012)

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The Act of Killing 2014-01-07 2014-01-07 2014-01-14

A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film follows two former death squad leaders as they reenact atrocities they committed during a bloody era in Indonesia when more than a million people were slaughtered.

a.k.a. Jagal
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My Life as a Dog (1985)

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My Life as a Dog 2011-09-13 1999-02-23 -

This Oscar-nominated gem offers an honest depiction of the often-confusing nature of childhood. Shipped off to live with his uncle for the summer, 12-year-old Ingmar finds unexpected adventures with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. These experiences give him the strength to accept his life and eventually enjoy childhood.

a.k.a. Mitt Liv som hund
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Melancholia (2011)

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Melancholia 2012-03-13 2012-03-13 2012-04-12

This inventive drama charts the disintegrating relationship between newly married twentysomething Justine and her sister, Claire, just as Earth hurtles toward certain collision with a newly discovered planet.

a.k.a. Melancolía
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The Phantom Carriage (1921)

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Swedish legend holds that the last person to die before the strike of midnight on New Year's Eve must drive a phantom carriage for the next year, collecting souls. This silent classic tells of one man's journey for redemption as the chosen driver.

a.k.a. Körkarlen
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Everlasting Moments (2008)

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Everlasting Moments 2010-06-29 2010-06-29 2010-07-09

After marrying charming but coarse Sigfrid (Mikael Persbrandt), Maria (Maria Heiskanen) finds that her life isn't the fairy tale she expected, as her husband gradually becomes more brutal. But when she becomes involved in photography, Maria gains a new lease on life. Filmmaker Jan Troell based this Golden Globe-nominated drama on a manuscript written by his wife, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell, chronicling the events of her ancestors in the early 20th century.

a.k.a. Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick
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Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

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Searching for Sugar Man 2013-01-22 2013-01-22 -

Decades after Detroit singer-songwriter Rodriguez disappeared following the commercial failure of his two critically praised records in the 1970s, two fans from South Africa, where Rodriguez was a huge hit, try to track down their idol.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2010-07-06 2010-07-06 2013-07-06

A journalist and a rebellious computer hacker team up to investigate the unsolved disappearance of wealthy Henrik Vanger's niece, only to uncover dark secrets about Vanger's powerful family in this adaptation of the bestseller by Stieg Larsson.

a.k.a. Män som hatar kvinnor
Millénium, le film
Uomini che odiano le donne
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Le Havre (2011)

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Le Havre 2012-07-31 2012-07-31 -

This comedic drama relates the poignant tale of a young immigrant African boy arriving destitute in the French port of Le Havre, where he's eventually taken under the wing of a former Bohemian writer who now chooses to shine shoes for a living.

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The Magician (1958)

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The Magician 2010-10-12 2010-10-12 -

Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman challenges our sense of reality versus illusion in this award-winning film starring Max von Sydow as the title character. Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater is rumored to put on a supernatural spectacle, but the town's skeptics are determined to expose the magician and his crew, which proves to be harder than they thought. Ingrid Thulin and Naima Wifstrand also give memorable performances.

a.k.a. Ansiktet
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The Ambassador (2011)

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The Ambassador - - 2012-10-16

Filmmaker Mads Brügger poses as a diplomat in central Africa and secretly films his wheeling and dealing in a corrupt society. With forged diplomatic papers, he claims to be opening a match factory, but tries to gain access to the area's diamonds.

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A Royal Affair (2012)

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A Royal Affair 2013-03-26 2013-03-26 2013-04-25

In 18th-century Denmark, the unstable King Christian VII neglects his young queen, Mathilde, who falls in love with his German physician, Struensee, an intellectual whose advocation of reform transforms the country but brings about his own downfall.

a.k.a. Die Königin und der Leibarzt
En kongelig affære
Liaison royale
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Kon-Tiki (2012)

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Kon-Tiki 2013-08-27 2013-08-27 2013-10-26

With five loyal friends in tow, explorer Thor Heyerdal sails a fragile balsa wood raft along an ancient path some 4,300 miles across the Pacific. Along the way, they're attacked by tidal waves, sharks and all the dangers the ocean can muster.

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Summer Interlude (1951)

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Summer Interlude - 2014-04-08 -

This landmark drama from director Ingmar Bergman follows the emotional odyssey of Marie, an accomplished ballet dancer whose life among the dark backstage environs of her theater is haunted by her memories of a tragic affair she had in her youth.

a.k.a. Sommarlek
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Autumn Sonata (1978)

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Autumn Sonata 2013-09-17 2000-01-18 -

In her final film performance, Ingrid Bergman stars as a famous pianist who sacrifices her career to reconcile with her neglected daughter, Eva. Tensions arise when she discovers Eva is caring for her other daughter, who is mentally impaired.

a.k.a. Höstsonaten
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Flame and Citron (2008)

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