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Country Poll: Sweden [Deadline: January 31, 2023]

500<400, Favourite 1001 movies, Doubling the Canon, Film World Cup and many other votes
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Ferg,
Lightning Over Water. Sweden or Germany?
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lineuphere wrote: ↑January 11th, 2023, 11:52 pm Ferg,
Lightning Over Water. Sweden or Germany?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081055/ right?

I'm gonna say German on this co-production.
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Fergenaprido wrote: ↑January 11th, 2023, 11:55 pm
lineuphere wrote: ↑January 11th, 2023, 11:52 pm Ferg,
Lightning Over Water. Sweden or Germany?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081055/ right?

I'm gonna say German on this co-production.
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For those who have voted for Höstsonaten / Autumn Sonata (1978), please note that this was classified as a German film in the Germany poll and placed 55th there.

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gromit82 wrote: ↑January 12th, 2023, 6:16 am For those who have voted for Höstsonaten / Autumn Sonata (1978), please note that this was classified as a German film in the Germany poll and placed 55th there.

viewtopic.php?t=5895&start=40#p764303
Surprised I forgot to include it in the second post. :facepalm:

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1. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
2. The Virgin Spring (1960)
3. Ingeborg Holm (1913)
4. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
5. Shame (1968)
6. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
7. The Seventh Seal (1957)
8. The Emigrants (1971)
9. The New Land (1972)
10. Wild Strawberries (1957)
11. Miss Julie (1951)
12. The Sacrifice (1986)
13. Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
14. Sir Arne's Treasure (1919)
15. The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)
16. Play (2011)
17. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
18. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
19. Elvira Madigan (1967)
20. Let the Right One In (2008)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083922/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053976/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0003014/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0012364/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063611/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0300140/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050976/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067919/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069035/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050986/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043567/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091670/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063384/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0010247/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0014109/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1376717/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061834/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048641/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061620/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1139797/
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Out of curiosity, how you are treating Fanny and Alexander and Scenes for a Marriage?

Will votes from both the film's tt numbers be combined together, or will they be listed separately? I would personally prefer for miniseries and film votes to be combined into single entries, but I guess it would also be kinda fun to have both of the titles pop up twice in the results. :ermm:
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This was rather difficult to narrow down.

UNRANKED

Gunnar Hedes saga / The Blizzard (Mauritz Stiller, 1923)
Ordet / The Word (Gustaf Molander, 1943)
...och efter skymning kommer mörker (Rune Hagberg, 1947)
Ansikten i skugga / Stories in the Shadows (Peter Weiss, 1956)
Smultronstället / Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
Fröken April / Miss April (Göran Gentele, 1958)
Calle P. (Robert Brandt, 1965)
Jag (Peter Kylberg, 1966)
Elvira Madigan (Bo Widerberg, 1967)
Misshandlingen / Assault and Battery (Lars Lennart Forsberg, 1969)
Thriller - en grym film (Bo Arne Vibenius, 1974)
Bang! (Jan Troell, 1977)
Ett anständigt liv / A Decent Life (Stefan Jarl, 1979)
Landskap (Claes Söderquist, 1987)
Light Years (Gunvor Nelson, 1987)
Gubben i stugan (Nina Hedenius, 1995)
Barnen frĂĄn Jordbro / The Children from Jordbro (Rainer Hartleb, 1972-75/1996)
Mannen frĂĄn Podalida (Eric M. Nilsson, 1998)
Tiden är en dröm (Jan Lindqvist, 1999)
Hästmannen / The Horseman (Peter Gerdehag, Tell Aulin, 2006)

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My list of Bergmans :lol: ;) , with a few from Moodysson plus Sjöström thrown in. And surprisingly a different director at the top.

1. Herr Arnes pengar [Sir Arne's Treasure] (1919): 9.5
2. Smultronstället [Wild Strawberries] (1957): 9.2
3. Jungfrukällan [The Virgin Spring] (1960): 9.2
4. Tillsammans [Together] (2000): 9.0
5. Lilya 4-Ever (2002): 9.0
6. Scener ur ett äktenskap [Scenes from a Marriage] (1973) (Mini-series version): 8.8
7. Offret [The Sacrifice] (1986): 8.8
8. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl [Show Me Love] (1998): 8.5
9. Fanny och Alexander (1983) (Mini-series version): 8.5
10. Det sjunde inseglet [The Seventh Seal] (1957): 8.5

11. Skammen [Shame] (1968): 8.5
12. Persona (1966): 8.5
13. Körkarlen [The Phantom Carriage] (1921): 8.5
14. SĂĄsom i en spegel [Through a Glass Darkly] (1961): 8.5
15. SĂĄ som i himmelen [ As It Is in Heaven] (2004): 8.5
16. Ansiktet [The Magician] (1958): 8.2
17. En Kärlekshistoria [A Swedish Love Story] (1970): 8.2
18. Nattvardsgästerna [Winter Light] (1963): 8.2
19. Terje Vigen [A Man There Was] (1917): 8.2
20. Sommaren med Monika [Summer with Monika] (1953): 8.0

Reserves in order in case of ineligibility:
Tystnaden [The Silence] (1963): 8.0
Searching for Sugar Man (2012): 8.0
Låt den rätte komma in [Let the Right One In] (2008): 8.0
Mitt liv som hund [My Life as a Dog] (1985): 8.0
Vargtimmen [Hour of the Wolf] (1968): 8.0
The Square (2017): 8.0
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sol wrote: ↑January 18th, 2023, 10:31 am Out of curiosity, how you are treating Fanny and Alexander and Scenes for a Marriage?

Will votes from both the film's tt numbers be combined together, or will they be listed separately? I would personally prefer for miniseries and film votes to be combined into single entries, but I guess it would also be kinda fun to have both of the titles pop up twice in the results. :ermm:
I hadn't given it any thought. I'm inclined to keep them separate.
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Eligiblity question for Aniara, one of my best discoveries of last year. Spoken language is Swedish, but it is a Danish-Swedish-American co-production.
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01 - Smiles of a Summer Night (Ingmar Bergman, 1955)
02 - The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
03 - The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1921)
04 - The Emigrants (Jan Troell, 1971)
05 - 491 (Vilgot Sjöman, 1964)
06 - The Silence (Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
07 - Lilja 4-ever (Lukas Moodysson, 2002)
08 - Aniara (Pella KĂĄgerman, Hugo Lilja, 2018)
09 - Hour of the Wolf (Ingmar Bergman, 1968)
10 - Together (Lukas Moodysson, 2000)
11 - A Love Story (Roy Andersson, 1970)
12 - The Magician (Ingmar Bergman, 1958)
13 - Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
14 - The New Land (Jan Troell, 1972)
15 - Evil (Mikael Håfström, 2003)
16 - My Life as a Dog (Lasse Hallström, 1985)
17 - Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008)
18 - Shame (Ingmar Bergman, 1968)
19 - Crisis (Ingmar Bergman, 1946)
20 - Häxan (Benjamin Christensen, 1922)

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Mifune wrote: ↑January 21st, 2023, 9:57 am Eligiblity question for Aniara, one of my best discoveries of last year. Spoken language is Swedish, but it is a Danish-Swedish-American co-production.
Predominantly Swedish from what I can tell, so eligible for this poll.
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Unfortunately the Bergmans that I like are German (he doesn't need my help though). And the Gunvor Nelsons that I like are American.

1. Elvira Madigan (1967, Bo Widerberg)
2. Det speglar i mitt öga (1992, Nina Hedenius)
3. Offret (1986, Andrei Tarkovsky)
4. Sound of Noise (2010, Ola Simonsson & Johannes Stjärne Nilsson)
5. Kvarteret Korpen (1963, Bo Widerberg)
6. Du levande (2017, Roy Andersson)
7. Granny's Dancing on the Table (2015, Ami-Ro Sköld)
8. Hugo och Rosa (2002, Bengt Jägerskog)
9. Brutal (1980, Eric M. Nilsson)
10. Gräns (2018, Ali Abbasi)
11. Nattvardsgästerna (1963, Ingmar Bergman)
12. Passageraren (1966, Eric M. Nilsson)
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Unranked:
Mellan liv och död / 1917 / Georg af Klercker
Herr Arnes pengar / 1919 / Mauritz Stiller
Häxan / 1922 / Benjamin Christensen
Eld ombord / 1923 / Victor Sjöström
Man och kvinna / 1940 / Pál Fejös, Gunnar Skoglund
Ordet / 1943 / Gustaf Molander
Hets / 1944 / Alf Sjöberg
Driver dagg faller regn / 1946 / Gustaf Edgren
Flicka och hyacinter / 1950 / Hasse Ekman
Det stora äventyret / 1953 / Arne Sucksdorff
Sommarnattens leende / 1955 / Ingmar Bergman
Joe Hill / 1971 / Bo Widerberg
Utvandrarna / 1971 / Jan Troell
Den enfaldige mördaren / 1982 / Hans Alfredson
Under solen / 1998 / Colin Nutley
Tillsammans / 2000 / Lukas Moodysson
Låt den rätte komma in / 2008 / Tomas Alfredson
Män som hatar kvinnor / 2009 / Niels Arden Oplev
Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann / 2013 / Felix Herngren
En man som heter Ove / 2015 / Hannes Holm
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insomnius wrote: ↑January 18th, 2023, 12:36 pm ...och efter skymning kommer mörker (Rune Hagberg, 1947)
Is it possible to watch this one anywhere?
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01. Det sjunde inseglet (1957)
02. Smultronstället (1957)
03. Körkarlen (1921)
04. Offret (1986)
05. Fanny och Alexander (1982)
06. Jagten (2012)
07. Lilja 4-ever (2002)
08. Persona (1966)
09. Häxan (1922)
10. Herr Arnes pengar (1919)
11. Terje Vigen (1917)
12. Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru (1918)
13. Prästänkan (1920)
14. Mästerman (1920)
15. Klostret i Sendomir (1920)
16. Ordet (1943)
17. Ingeborg Holm (1913)
18. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl (1998)
19. Män som hatar kvinnor (2009)
20. Flickan som lekte med elden (2009)
Runner-up: Luftslottet som sprängdes (2009)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050976/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050986/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0012364/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091670/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083922/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2106476/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0300140/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060827/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013257/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0010247/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0008663/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0008879/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011607/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011499/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011370/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036239/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0003014/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0150662/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1132620/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216487/
Runner-uo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1343097/
Last edited by LeSchpountz on January 24th, 2023, 3:32 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Favorite Movies? Far too many! The following is a small selection that just came to my mind.: Brief Encounter (1945, Lean), Late Spring (1949, Ozu), La Strada (1954, Fellini), Ordet (1955, Dreyer), The Seventh Seal (1957, Bergman), Elevator to the Gallows (1958, Malle), Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962, Varda), ...
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rnilsson19 wrote: ↑January 23rd, 2023, 4:25 pm
insomnius wrote: ↑January 18th, 2023, 12:36 pm ...och efter skymning kommer mörker (Rune Hagberg, 1947)
Is it possible to watch this one anywhere?
I watched it at Cinemateket and haven't been able to find it elsewhere, alas.

Thanks for listing Gunnar Hede btw, which prompted me to rewatch it. What a difference a good restoration makes, like night and day from what I had seen before.
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LeSchpountz wrote: ↑January 23rd, 2023, 4:35 pm Det sjunde inseglet (1957)
Smultronstället (1957)
Körkarlen (1921)
Masculin féminin (1966, FRA, SWE)
Offret (1986)
Au hasard Balthazar (1966, FRA, SWE)
Fanny och Alexander (1982)
Jagten (2012)
Lilja 4-ever (2002)
A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929, UK, SWE)
Persona (1966)
Häxan (1922)
Herr Arnes pengar (1919)
Terje Vigen (1917)
Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru (1918)
Prästänkan (1920)
Mästerman (1920)
Klostret i Sendomir (1920)
Ordet (1943)
Ingeborg Holm (1913)
Fucking Ă…mĂĄl (1998)
Män som hatar kvinnor (2009)
Flickan som lekte med elden (2009)
Luftslottet som sprängdes (2009)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050976/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050986/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0012364/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060675/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091670/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060138/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083922/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2106476/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0300140/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020793/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060827/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013257/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0010247/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0008663/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0008879/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011607/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011499/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011370/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036239/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0003014/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0150662/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1132620/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216487/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1343097/
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Is your list ranked or unranked?

I'll be taking a closer look at all the ballots later this week, but the two French films and one British film won't be eligible.
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LeSchpountz, what a surprise, nice to see you here!
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Hello Mifune, glad to see you here. I follow, even if often unnoticed, your work at your side "Filmsucht".
Mifune wrote: ↑January 24th, 2023, 8:39 am LeSchpountz, what a surprise, nice to see you here!
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Unfortunately, I can't remember the first film I saw. The following three films that I saw when I was young left strong memories: Krakatit (1948, Vavra), Dance of the Vampires (1967, Polanski), Paper Moon (1973, Bogdanovich)
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Favorite Movies? Far too many! The following is a small selection that just came to my mind.: Brief Encounter (1945, Lean), Late Spring (1949, Ozu), La Strada (1954, Fellini), Ordet (1955, Dreyer), The Seventh Seal (1957, Bergman), Elevator to the Gallows (1958, Malle), Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962, Varda), ...
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Thank you for your note Fergenaprido, I have made adjustments. In the three named cases I already thought so. But what about co-productions? Will the country first named on IMDb then be taken as the leading producer?

Welcome to the forum and the project, LeSchpountz.

Is your list ranked or unranked?

I'll be taking a closer look at all the ballots later this week, but the two French films and one British film won't be eligible.
Born in 1970!
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Favorite Movies? Far too many! The following is a small selection that just came to my mind.: Brief Encounter (1945, Lean), Late Spring (1949, Ozu), La Strada (1954, Fellini), Ordet (1955, Dreyer), The Seventh Seal (1957, Bergman), Elevator to the Gallows (1958, Malle), Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962, Varda), ...
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Can't participate, but here are my 3 favs:

01. Container by Lukas Moodysson
02. Metropia by Tarik Saleh
03. Songs from the Second Floor by Roy Andersson
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https://www.imdb.com/list/ls562439226/


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1. Det sjunde inseglet
2. Persona
3. Körkarlen
4. Nattvardsgästerna
5. Lilja 4-ever
6. Evil
7. Viskningar och rop
8. Jungfrukällan
9. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl
10. Tystnaden
11. Smultronstället
12. Män som hatar kvinnor
13. Skammen
14. Låt den rätte komma in
15. Scener ur ett äktenskap
16. Vargtimmen
17. Sommarnattens leende
18. SĂĄnger frĂĄn andra vĂĄningen
19. SĂĄsom i en spegel
20. Ă…dalen 31
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Including a 21st pick in case Triangle of Sadness is deemed ineligible (if so, exclude it and move every other film up a spot).

1. Fanny and Alexander (1983)
2. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
3. Play
4. Persona
5. She Monkeys
6. The Silence
7. The Square
8. Cries and Whispers
9. Prison
10. LFO
11. Triangle of Sadness
12. The 100 Year-Old Man
13. The Devil's Eye
14. Ondskan
15. Offret
16. Corridor
17. Regretters
18. Ronja Rövardotter
19. Gladiatorerna
20. Man on the Roof

21. The Adventures of Picasso
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Ah neat, I have exactly 20 movies with at least 8/10, six with at least 9/10. Oh wait ...damn :sweat:

1. Persona
2. Fanny och Alexander [Fanny and Alexander]
3. Smultronstället [Wild Strawberries]
4. Nattvardsgästerna [Winter Light]
5. Gycklarnas afton [Sawdust and Tinsel]
6. Viskningar och rop [Cries and Whispers]
7. Fucking Ċmċl [Show Me Love]
8. Tillsammans [Together]
9. Turist [Force Majeure]
10. The Square
11. Sċnger frċn andra vċningen [Songs from the Second Floor]
12. Tystnaden [The Silence]
13. SÄ‹som i en spegel [Through a Glass Darkly]
14. Vargtimmen [Hour of the Wolf]
15. Det sjunde inseglet [The Seventh Seal]
16. Skammen [Shame]
17. Fängelse [The Devil's Wanton]
18. Jungfrukällan [The Virgin Spring]
19. Sommaren med Monika [Summer with Monika]
20. Lċt den rätte komma in [Let the Right One In]
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insomnius wrote: ↑January 23rd, 2023, 11:33 pm
rnilsson19 wrote: ↑January 23rd, 2023, 4:25 pm
insomnius wrote: ↑January 18th, 2023, 12:36 pm ...och efter skymning kommer mörker (Rune Hagberg, 1947)
Is it possible to watch this one anywhere?
I watched it at Cinemateket and haven't been able to find it elsewhere, alas.

Thanks for listing Gunnar Hede btw, which prompted me to rewatch it. What a difference a good restoration makes, like night and day from what I had seen before.
I seee, hopefully they'll screen it again sometime soon.

Yeah, definitely. That one I actually watched at Cinemateket, like a completely different film from the earlier version almost.
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sol wrote: ↑January 27th, 2023, 2:12 pm Including a 21st pick in case Triangle of Sadness is deemed ineligible (if so, exclude it and move every other film up a spot).
It's got international funding, but it's still a Swedish film as far as I'm concerned, so it's eligible.
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I just (u) these country polls.. This one is not as difficult as Canada, but still, suddenly the movie titled Höstsonaten is German.. :folded:

En Kärlekshistoria (1970)
Torsk pĂĄ Tallinn - En liten film om ensamhet (1999)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Show Me Love (1998)
Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
Evil (2003)
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Let the Right One In (2008)
The Emigrants (1971)
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
Winter Light (1963)
En man som heter Ove (2015)
Lucky People Center International (1998)
The Phantom Carriage (1921)
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
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I'd hoped to watch a few extra films for this poll, but unfortunately ran out of time. As others have commented, it's hard to submit a Swedish list that isn't dominated by Bergman, despite the existence of other great films and directors.

1. Sommarnattens leende - Smiles of a Summer Night (Ingmar Bergman, 1955) ... who knew Bergman had a very funny sex comedy in him?
2. Låt den rätte komma in - Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008) ... a very rare non-English language film that also has a quality American remake
3. Det sjunde inseglet - The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
4. Turist - Force Majeure (Ruben Ă–stlund, 2014)
5. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966)
6. Fanny och Alexander - Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, 1982) ... need to watch the miniseries version at some point
7. The Square (Ruben Ă–stlund, 2017)
8. SĂĄnger frĂĄn andra vĂĄningen - Songs from the Second Floor (Roy Andersson, 2000) ... landed much better for me than his later films with similar style
9. Triangle of Sadness (Ruben Ă–stlund, 2022)
10. Smultronstället - Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
11. En kärlekshistoria - A Swedish Love Story (Roy Andersson, 1970)
12. Jungfrukällan - The Virgin Spring (Ingmar Bergman, 1960)
13. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl - Show Me Love (Lukas Moodysson, 1998)
14. Scener ur ett äktenskap - Scenes from a Marriage (Ingmar Bergman, 1973) ... also need to watch the Swedish - and American - miniseries
15. Sommaren med Monika - Summer with Monika (Ingmar Bergman, 1953)
16. Ansiktet - The Magician (Ingmar Bergman, 1958)
17. Händelse vid bank - Incident by a Bank (Ruben Östlund, 2010) ... quality short, lots of action packed into what appears to be a single take
18. Körkarlen - The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1921)
19. Fröken Julie - Miss Julie (Alf Sjöberg, 1951)
20. Tystnaden - The Silence (Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
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I see Triangle of Sadness has been ruled eligible. Rulings on Holy Spider and Bergman Island (Mia Hansen-Love, 2021) would also be helpful. Sweden strikes me as a co-production nightmare for this exercise, although it seems like a pretty clearly secondary production source for a lot of quality Norwegian and Danish films in the last decade or so.

EDIT: With Holy Spider listed as a Danish film for this exercise, I've moved everything else up and found space for - what else - another Bergman.
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monclivie wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 5:07 pm I just (u) these country polls.. This one is not as difficult as Canada, but still, suddenly the movie titled Höstsonaten is German.. :folded:
It was always* German lol. Take it up with the Swedish tax authorities that prompted Bergman to move to West Germany in the '70s. :D

*well, I suppose it was always German, though even I thought it was Swedish until we did the German poll last spring.
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Fergenaprido wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 10:09 pm
monclivie wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 5:07 pm I just (u) these country polls.. This one is not as difficult as Canada, but still, suddenly the movie titled Höstsonaten is German.. :folded:
It was always* German lol. Take it up with the Swedish tax authorities that prompted Bergman to move to West Germany in the '70s. :D

*well, I suppose it was always German, though even I thought it was Swedish until we did the German poll last spring.
Sure it didn't turn out to be German last year, but come on.. when you can't even trust a movie with a Swedish title made by a Swedish director in Swedish language with a Swedish cast including Erland Josephson and Liv Ullman (who I just found is... Norwegian, WTF) to be Swedish, it means you can't trust any movie, until you do some research where is it really from :shrug:
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monclivie wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 10:32 pm
Fergenaprido wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 10:09 pm
monclivie wrote: ↑January 28th, 2023, 5:07 pm I just (u) these country polls.. This one is not as difficult as Canada, but still, suddenly the movie titled Höstsonaten is German.. :folded:
It was always* German lol. Take it up with the Swedish tax authorities that prompted Bergman to move to West Germany in the '70s. :D

*well, I suppose it was always German, though even I thought it was Swedish until we did the German poll last spring.
Sure it didn't turn out to be German last year, but come on.. when you can't even trust a movie with a Swedish title made by a Swedish director in Swedish language with a Swedish cast including Erland Josephson and Liv Ullman (who I just found is... Norwegian, WTF) to be Swedish, it means you can't trust any movie, until you do some research where is it really from :shrug:
I feel your pain. Best avoid Sult, then, as you'll tear your hair out trying to figure out which country it's from (apparently all the actors speak their native language, so it's a Danish-Norwegian-Swedish clusterf*ck). ;) :D

Still, glad you're participating regardless. :)
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1. Det sjunde inseglet / The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
2. Sommaren med Monika / Summer with Monika (Ingmar Bergman, 1953)
3. Körkarlen / The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1921)
4. Mitt liv som hund / My Life as a Dog (Lasse Hallström, 1985)
5. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl / Show Me Love (Lukas Moodysson, 1998)
6. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966)
7. Lilja 4-ever (Lukas Moodysson, 2002)
8. Terje Vigen / A Man There Was (Victor Sjöström, 1917)
9. Viskningar och rop / Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman, 1972)
10. Eric Prydz: Call on Me (Huse Monfaradi, 2004)
11. Senaste Nytt (Per Carleson, 1997)
12. Ingeborg Holm (Victor Sjöström, 1913)
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Wasn't going to participate, because didn't want it to just be a Bergman circlejerk, but finding out Haxan is Swedish gave me extra impetus to join in.

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01. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
02. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl (1998)
Fucking Ă…mĂĄl = one of the best titles for a film
and "Show Me Love" is probably amongst the worst.
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03. A Man there Was (1917)
04. Wild Strawberries (1957)
05. The Seventh Seal (1957)
06. Abba the Movie (1977)
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I'd apologize for adding to the Bergman circlejerk, but these lists aren't representative of anything other than this forum's taste, so Bergman circlejerk it is!

1. Persona
2. Fanny och Alexander
3. Sanger fran andra vaningen
4. Sommarnattens leende
5. Smultronstället
6. Jungfrukällan
7. Lat den rätte komma in
8. Viskningar och rop
9. Du levande
10. The Nile Hilton Incident
11. Aniara
12. Det sjunde inseglet
13. Körkarlen
14. Offret
15. Nattvardsgästerna
16. Sasom i en splegel
17. Pleasure
18. The Square
19. Walad Min Al Janna
20. Terje Vigen
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Hey folks -- I heard there might be a Bergman circle jerk here. Ingmar or Ingrid, either one. Am I in the right place?

... actually, just waiting for Ferg's final calls on eligibility.
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1. Sommarens tolv mĂĄnader/The Twelve Months of Summer (1988)
2. Jungfrukällan/The Virgin Spring (1960)
3. Mitt liv som hund/My Life as a Dog (1985)
4. SĂĄsom i en spegel/Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
5. Persona (1966)
6. Körkarlen/The Phantom Carriage (1921)
7. Ansiktet/The Magician (1958)
8. Låt den rätte komma in/Let the Right One In (2008)
9. Det okända /The Unknown (2000)
10. Lilja 4-ever (2002)
11. Det sjunde inseglet/The Seventh Seal (1957)
12. Vargtimmen/Hour of the Wolf (1968)
13. Du levande/You, the Living (2007)
14. Fucking Ă…mĂĄl/Show Me Love (1998)
15. Passageraren (1966)
16. Jag är nyfiken - En film i gult/I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
17. Ondskan/Evil (2003)
18. Ole dole doff/Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
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