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Bergman Island

xA couple retreat to the island that inspired Ingmar Bergman to write screenplays for their upcoming films when the lines between reality and fiction start to blur.
(R, 112 min.)

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Friday, October 22, 2021

7:30 PM

Saturday, October 23, 2021

2:30 PM 4:15 PM

Sunday, October 24, 2021

1:45 PM

Monday, October 25, 2021

4:00 PM

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

7:15 PM

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

3:30 PM

Thursday, October 28, 2021

5:30 PM

BERGMAN ISLAND follows a couple of American filmmakers, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth), who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer. In this wild, breathtaking landscape where Bergman lived and shot his most celebrated pieces, they hope to find inspiration for their upcoming films. As days spent separately pass by, the fascination for the island operates on Chris and souvenirs of her first love resurface. Lines between reality and fiction will then progressively blur and tear our couple even more apart. [IFC Films]

Starring: Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth, Grace Delrue, Mia Wasikowska
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve(regisseur)
Genre: Drama, Romance

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"Lyrical and absorbing..."

— Owen Gleiberman, Variety

"A playful, wistful meta-charmer."

— Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

"Incredibly well-observed and surprising..."

— Chandler Levack, Globe and Mail

"[A] seductive meta-drama about the perils of personal film-making."

— Kevin Maher, Times (UK)

"A self-reflexive Russian nesting doll-like mix of story in story in story, commenting on itself while throwing plenty of manna to the cinephile masses."

— Ben Croll, TheWrap

"[Bergman Island] is a searching exploration of reality and art in the way they mirror, propel and feed on one another, washing ashore remembrances both dreamy and lifelike."

— Tomris Laffly, RogerEbert.com

"Krieps, who's phenomenal, has such a natural, lived-in rapport with Roth - the actor doing his best work in years here - that you start to feel the undercurrents in their relationship moving like water round your toes."

— Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph (UK)

"Hansen-Løve is one of the keenest observers of friendship and intimacy, and Bergman Island is no exception, sensitively portraying a relationship that has burned down to its last embers."

— David Sims, The Atlantic

"Wasikowska and Danielsen Lie deliver extraordinarily layered performances, channelling the familiarity of people who have already lived a major story together, along with the painful knowledge that this story is done."

— Sophie Monks, Kaufman Little White Lies

"While the film first regales us in sightseeing tours of the scenic Faro Island, the film ends in an unexpected wallop of heartbreak as Chris begins to describe the film-within-a-film she’s writing in her notebook to her unattentive partner."

— Chandler Levack, The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

"Bergman Island is a heart-stoppingly poignant stunner all the same — one beating inside a body of work that has always been seasick with the bittersweet vertigo that comes from looking at the past through the smudged lens of memory and imagination."

— David Ehrlich, IndieWire

"Although the story isn’t autobiographical, there’s a tang of lived experience here – of very personal feelings and important questions being channelled through these characters – that keeps its sunlit landscapes and island interactions ground with relatability."

— Phil de Semlyen, Time Out