Ingmar Bergman Movie Starring Robert Gustaffson Revealed By SF Studios

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An Ingmar Bergman film is within the works from SF Studios, with Robert Gustafsson (The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared) taking part in the celebrated Swedish auteur.

The as-yet-untitled film, revealed on day three of Cannes, is a political thriller set in the course of the Swedish election 12 months of 1976, when Bergman is arrested by the police suspected of great tax evasion within the midst of the receptions for Strindberg’s The Dance of Death on the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. The private disaster rapidly turns into a actuality for Bergman, as does the psychological breakdown, and the director finds himself in a Kafkaesque state, the place tradition is finally pitted in opposition to politics, with Bergman on one facet and the political institution on the opposite.

Bergman, who died in 2007, is one in all Sweden’s finest identified administrators, with well-known works together with The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries and Fanny and Alexander. Gustafsson is finest identified for taking part in Allan Karlsson within the Oscar-nominated 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, which is one in all Sweden’s top-grossing motion pictures of all time.

SF has acquired the Nordic distribution rights to the movie with principal taking pictures by Beret Film deliberate for 2025.

“We’re not very good at telling our own story as a nation in Sweden—about who we were and what has shaped us,” stated Yaba Holst, Head of Nordic Acquisition, SF Studios. “The events of that time, when the welfare state burst in its own excellence and a world-renowned cultural figure became as vulnerable as a thief in jail, make for a surprisingly suspenseful and captivating tale. We’re excited to share this historical gem with the moviegoing public.”

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