Video/Film , Print , Blu-ray , DVD in Swedish

Persona

Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; en film av Ingmar Bergman.
  • Distribution: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2014
  • Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
  • 2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 Blu-ray disc (83 min. : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.)
  • DVD: DVD video 4 3/4 in.
  • Blu-ray: Blu-ray 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
  • Blu-ray, region A, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Also known as
Credits
  • Photography, Sven Nykvist ; production design, Bibi Lindström ; costume design, Mago ; film editing, Ulla Ryghe ; music, Lars Johan Werle.
Performers
  • Cast: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series
Summary
  • An actress has inexplicably gone mute; a young nurse cares for her in a remote island cottage. While isolated together there, the women perform a mysterious spiritual and emotional transference that would prove to be one of cinema's most influential ideas.
Other information
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
  • Special features: DVD Disc 1: Persona's prologue : a poem in images (new visual essay on the film's prologue by Ingmar Bergman scholar Peter Cowie, 20 mins.); Interviews (Bibi Andersson, Ingmar Bergman, and Liv Ullmann (1966), Ingmar Bergman (1970), Liv Ullman (2013), Paul Schrader (2013)); On-set footage (18 mins. of silent, black-and-white footage shot during production, with audio commentary by Ingmar Bergman scholar Birgitta Steene); Trailer. DVD Disc 2: About Liv & Ingmar (a 2012 feature documentary directed by Dheeraj Akolkar). Blu-ray contains all special features. Booklet features essay by film scholar Thomas Elsaesser, an excerpt from the 1970 book Bergman on Bergman, and an excerpted 1977 interview with Andersson.
  • Language: Swedish dialogue; English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • CC2342BDDVD The Criterion Collection
  • CC2342BDDVD-1 The Criterion Collection
  • CC2342BDDVD-2 The Criterion Collection
  • CC2342BDDVD-3 The Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 9781604658125
  • 1604658126
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515113410
  • OCLC: 874043513
  • OCLC: 874043513