The Welfare State Depicted: Post-Utopian Landscapes in Ingmar Bergman's Films

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Abstract

This essay studies the depiction of landscape in Bergman's films in relation to traditional imagery in Swedish films. Bergman's landscapes are here regarded as an implicit criticism of the self-image of the Swedish model welfare state.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIngmar Bergman revisited: Performance, Cinema and the Arts
EditorsMaaret Koskinen
PublisherWallflower Press
Pages180-193
ISBN (Print)978-1-905674-33-6
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Arts

Keywords

  • landscape
  • Bergman's films as other
  • Swedish film
  • welfare state
  • Bergman

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