Light Keeps Me Company
Light Keeps Me Company (2001)

This moving, finely-wrought portrayal of legendary cinematographer Sven Nykvist was directed by his son Carl-Gustav Nykvist -- a noted filmmaker himself. Spanning from long forgotten kiddie flick in 1945 to Woody Allen's Celebrity… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 4, 2001
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gunnar Rehlin

Essential viewing for film buffs -- and anyone interested in the making of quality movies.

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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

A reserved, quiet, but friendly man as this documentary, made by his son, demonstrates, Nykvist has gradually become as important as Bergman to Swedish film.

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Fred Camper
Chicago Reader

A loving but unstinting portrait of longtime Ingmar Bergman cinematographer Sven Nyqvist.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

You simply celebrate the man's life, rather than exploring it or analyzing it.

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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

[An] affectionate portrait of Swedish cinematographer Sven Nykvist

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