Liv & Ingmar
Liv & Ingmar (2013)

This film is a love story - encompassing the 42-years and 12-films long relationship between legendary actress Liv Ullmann and master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. This is an affectionate yet truthful account of two intertwined lives that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 13, 2013
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Thomson
The New Republic

As it is, this adoring but congealed documentary takes them at Liv's estimate, as soulmates. But what we deserve is a much fuller portrait.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

[A] small, likably sentimental film ...

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Matt Prigge
Metro

There's a much more insightful film that could be made from their relationship, which is not to say that 'Liv & Ingmar' is useless.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's for people who are fans enough to want to know what it was like to live on an austere Swedish island with Ingmar Bergman.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A lovely and lyrical documentary about the passionate, mutually inspiring yet fraught relationship between the late filmmaker Ingmar Bergman and his lover, frequent collaborator and, ultimately, dear friend, actress Liv Ullmann.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

Actress Liv Ullmann wistfully deconstructs her 5-year love affair and enduring 42-year relationship with the late director Ingmar Bergman.

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Director Dheeraj Ajolkar presents this as a testament to the power of art.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Ullmann delivers some real insight into Bergman, who comes across as both a professional genius and a petty control freak.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Forget Liz and Dick or Brangelina, for true art-house fans -- who could be called the Criterion Set today -- Bergman and Ullman are the couple we want to know about, and this doc really delivers the goods.

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