Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Persona ( Kinematografi ) (1966) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
Persona ( Kinematografi ) (1966)
Buy Persona ( Kinematografi ) (1966) DVD from AmazonBuy Persona ( Kinematografi ) (1966) DVD from Amazon
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

238

Avg. Rating:

3.22/4

# of Ratings:

124

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

04/16/1966

Director:

Ingmar Bergman

Actors:

Liv Ullmann
Bibi Andersson
Gunnar Björnstrand


 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A nurse is in charge of a woman who can not talk as she begins to delve into confusion about the women who can not talk and herself.

Related Movie Lists

Top Movie List by cacb3995 Top Movie List by Protozoid
Best Movies of the 1960s by Mr Cinema Top Movie List by Mr Cinema
1966 Movies by Mr Cinema Top Movie List by Asm Nabil
European by landrynn movies of 1966 by skater4159
Movies I Want To See by chrisc1983 Movies I Want To See by Luis

Quick Movie Reviews

mitchellyoung 05/17/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

A perfect example of brilliant juxtaposition. The story here is not told in a straightforward manner, but Bergman uses visual cues, camera tricks, subtle acting, symbolism, and beautiful non-verbal sequences to fill in the blanks of a deteriorating psyche. It's a haunting film that needs watching a second or third time to fully understand.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Alex 01/15/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

Beautiful cinematography. I did enjoy parts of this movie but most of it has to do with how well it is photographed. I still think this film means nothing. Read all you want to about this but what is it about? Many people love it, though.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Bluesoul 10/02/2007 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

This movie is pure beauty and perfection. From the two leads to the amazing cinematography (best b&w i've seen in my entire life and i've seen a lot of them) and masterful directing with an incredible and thought provoking experimental intro and outro. I'm glad it made the top 50 here, even if it is only one of the few art movies that actually made the normally very popcorn oriented top list :P

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Allison 09/14/2007 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

This is Ingmar Bergman's best. I'm not sure I get the ending still, but I've seen it twice and it is a very enjoyable exploration of a person's psyche. The part where she describes the scene at the beach is sensual, creepy, and obviously you feel right there with her. Yay for this movie. (Check out my Two Girls list)

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

GGauthier 08/30/2007 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Although, is not my personal favorite, Persona might actually be Bergman's best. It carries a powerfull socio-psycological simbolism, that it is delivered with a very traumatic acting given by the actresses. It's a movie about selfishness, give, about solitud, about love. It's also the most minimal or spartan (regarding script and concepts). It has deep thoughts, with short scenes, that are not widely explained. A truly masterpiece, and I must recognize, not for everyone. I wouldn't recommend start Bergman with this one. Still, if you can get a copy, don't miss it.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 

Full Movie Reviews

  Daniel Corleone
Daniel Corleone
Movie God
 

01/15/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Persona review

Artistic, brilliant, absorbing, perfection and thought-provoking. A nurse named sister Alma (Bibi Andersson) is tasked to look over Elisabet Volger (Liv Ullmann), a theater artist. Both live together and Alma tells the story of Katarina, her relationships, becoming Elisabet. Who owns the child? Whose persona is real? One of those types of films in which it would make you think and react, much like Cronenberg and Lynch movies. Screenplay was exceptional; (and personally one of the best onscreen) with the following lines: Alma – “I think art plays a role in life.” Volger’s Doctor – “Life seeps in everything. You’re forced to react.” "The hopeless dream of being - not seeming, but being. At every waking moment, alert. The gulf between what you are with others and what you are alon...

Rating of
4/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Movies Watched by Sunbutt
2016 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
My Wish List by hoods_breath
Watched in 2017 by tonks76
2002 by Karmand
movies of 2018 by skater4159
2017: Best to Worst by Nolane
Top Films of 2013 by Neobowler

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy