Sunday's Children
Sunday's Children (1992)

Written by pantheon Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, Sunday's Children was directed by Bergman's son Daniel. This intensely autobiographical film takes place when the elder Bergman was a child of eight. In a near-cathartic fashion,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: February 22, 1995
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Time Out

Immensely sympathetic, viewed either as a self-contained work or as part of the Bergman canon, it is written by Ingmar and directed by his son Daniel.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A good movie.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The ambiguity of the story, as well as the brooding nature of its subject matter, make for a slow and studious narrative structure that has little in the way of sustained development and payoff.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's really little more than a single anecdote, but an anecdote so full of mirrors, so magically placed, that the film manages to reflect the future while also revealing new interpretations of the past.

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James Berardinelli

Ingmar Bergman's days behind the camera may be over, but he apparently still has a worthwhile story or two left to tell.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

For many, lightweight Bergman can be more enjoyable than almost any other film work.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

There's little here you haven't seen in other artists' summer reminiscences. But there's something delicate and magical about this particular season, probably because of the knowledge that you are tapping directly into Bergman's childhood.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Powerful teaching tool for men trying to come to terms with their own wounded father inside.

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