Sven Nykvist

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Sven Vilhem Nykvist (3 December 1922 – 20 September 2006) was a Swedish cinematographer. He worked on over 120 films, but is known especially for his work with director Ingmar Bergman. He won Academy Awards for his work on two Bergman films, Cries and Whispers (Viskningar och rop) in 1973 and Fanny and Alexander (Fanny och Alexander) in 1983, and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for The Unbearable Lightness of Being. His work is generally noted for its naturalism and simplicity. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest cinematographers of all time. In 2003, Nykvist was judged one of history's ten most influential cinematographers in a survey conducted by the International Cinematographers Guild.

Most Popular Sven Nykvist Trailers

Total trailers found: 74

Crimes and Misdemeanors Trailer (1989)

13 October 1989

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Something to Talk About Trailer (1995)

04 August 1995

In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes.

Persona Trailer (1966)

18 October 1966

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk.

Mixed Nuts Trailer (1994)

21 December 1994

The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

The Passion of Anna Trailer (1969)

10 November 1969

Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil.

Sleepless in Seattle Trailer (1993)

24 June 1993

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about the boy and his dad.

The Postman Always Rings Twice Trailer (1981)

20 March 1981

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner.

The Tenant Trailer (1976)

26 May 1976

A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.

Black Moon Trailer (1975)

24 September 1975

There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family: Sister, Brother, many children and an old woman that never leaves her bed but stays in contact with the world through her radio.

Cries and Whispers Trailer (1972)

21 December 1972

When a woman dying of cancer in turn-of-the century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.

Hour of the Wolf Trailer (1968)

01 January 1968

An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island.

New York Stories Trailer (1989)

10 March 1989

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.

A Free Woman Trailer (1972)

01 November 1972

Chaplin Trailer (1992)

18 December 1992

With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest friendships, many marriages, merciless pursuit by J.

Fanny & Alexander Trailer (1982)

17 December 1982

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

The Virgin Spring Trailer (1960)

08 February 1960

A harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden.

Celebrity Trailer (1998)

07 September 1998

The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Trailer (1988)

05 February 1988

Tomas is a doctor and a lady-killer in 1960s Czechoslovakia, an apolitical man who is struck with love for the bookish country girl Tereza; his more sophisticated sometime lover Sabina eventually accepts their relationship and the two women form an electric friendship.

Through a Glass Darkly Trailer (1961)

16 October 1961

While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means.

The Sacrifice Trailer (1986)

14 May 1986

Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.

Only You Trailer (1994)

17 September 1994

A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him.

Lumière and Company Trailer (1995)

01 January 1995

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895.

Shame Trailer (1968)

29 September 1968

Ingmar Bergman's psychological study of how humans react in a situation of war. The film takes place on Gotland, where invasion forces arrives.

Star 80 Trailer (1983)

11 November 1983

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.

Guest at One's Own Home Trailer (1957)

30 September 1957

Eva Dahl, a doctor's wife, starts an affair with a younger man.

The Silence Trailer (1963)

23 September 1963

"The Silence" is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city.

Sawdust and Tinsel Trailer (1953)

14 September 1953

On a gray morning, a circus caravan arrives in the town where Albert the ringmaster's family lives. He hasn't seen them for three years and has taken a mistress, the young and buxom Anne.

Winter Light Trailer (1963)

11 February 1963

Master craftsman Ingmar Bergman explores the search for redemption in a meaningless existence. In this stark depiction of spiritual crisis, small-town pastor Tomas Ericsson (Gunnar Björnstrand) performs his duties mechanically before a dwindling congregation.

Another Woman Trailer (1988)

13 October 1988

Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his office.

Scenes from a Marriage Trailer (1973)

11 April 1973

Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage.

King of the Gypsies Trailer (1978)

20 December 1978

Zharko, leader of the Romanis in NYC, passes his position of leadership on to his unwilling grandson, Dave, leading to infighting between Dave and his father.

After the Rehearsal Trailer (1984)

09 April 1984

Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan.

Autumn Sonata Trailer (1978)

08 October 1978

A young married woman invites her mother, a celebrated concert pianist, to stay with her. Tensions rise as their buried hatred for one another comes to the surface.

Agnes of God Trailer (1985)

21 August 1985

When a dead newborn is found, wrapped in bloody sheets, in the bedroom wastebasket of a young novitiate, psychiatrist Martha Livingston is called in to determine if the seemingly innocent novice, who knows nothing of sex or birth, is competent enough to stand trial for the murder of the baby.

The Last Run Trailer (1971)

07 July 1971

A former getaway driver from Chicago has retired to a peaceful life in a Portugese fishing village. He is asked to pull off one last job, involving driving a dangerous crook and his girl-friend to France.

From the Life of the Marionettes Trailer (1980)

08 October 1980

Made during Bergman's tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter Egermann, the feuding, childless, professional couple who appear in one episode of "Scenes From A Marriage.

Dream Lover Trailer (1986)

21 February 1986

After she's been attacked in her apartment, Cathy starts reliving the event in her dreams. She seeks help at a sleep disorder research center, but in doing so she encounters some unexpected results.

The Ox Trailer (1991)

22 November 1991

In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter.

All These Women Trailer (1964)

01 January 1964

The pretentious critic Cornelius is writing a biography on a famous cellist and to do some research he goes to stay in his house for a few days.

Domaren Trailer (1960)

14 October 1960

Krister and his fiancé Brita return to Stockholm after a stay in Italy. Shortly upon their return Krister learns that all his assets left to him by his father has disappeared.

Siddhartha Trailer (1972)

01 August 1972

Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin and his search for a meaningful way of life. His journey takes him through periods of harsh asceticism, sensual pleasures, material wealth, self-revulsion and eventually to the oneness and harmony that he had been seeking.

With Honors Trailer (1994)

29 April 1994

Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.

Hurricane Trailer (1979)

12 April 1979

The story of the desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and a beautiful American painter, against the will of her father, the powerful governor of the island.

Damen i svart Trailer (1958)

01 February 1958

The married detective couple John and Kajsa Hillman goes on a vacation to Holmfors mill where a friend of Kajsa's lives with her husband.

Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie Trailer (1963)

01 January 1963

Vilgot Sjöman (I Am Curious -- Yellow 1967) and a crew from Swedish Television followed Ingmar Bergman during the filming of Winter Light and came away with a five-part documentary, including set construction, rehearsals, editing, and behind-the-camera conversations with Bergman and the cast and crew, and audience reactions to the film.

Roseanna Trailer (1967)

14 August 1967

A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved.

Klänningen Trailer (1964)

05 October 1964

Edit is pleased that her mother agrees to let her buy a dress she loves, but which in fact is made for an adult woman.

Lighting Trailer (1988)

01 January 1988

Documentary on cinematographer Sven Nykvist, showing his lighting work during the shooting of director Andrey Tarkovsky's film Offret (Sacrifice).

One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich Trailer (1999)

15 May 1999

A documentary about the Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The film was an episode of the French documentary film series Filmmakers of our time.

...But Film Is My Mistress Trailer (2010)

01 January 2010

Guided by Liv Ullmann and with commentaries from a number of prominent filmmakers for whom Bergman is and remains an important influence - such as Woody Allen, Olivier Assayas, Bernardo Bertolucci, Arnaud Desplechin, John Sayles, Martin Scorsese and Lars von Trier, the film provides a vivid portrait of the artist who in each new project found a challenge for himself and for the people he worked with - both actors and colleagues behind the camera.

Snow White and the Seven Jugglers Trailer (1962)

14 December 1962

Gorilla Trailer (1956)

26 August 1956

In this adventure, set deep within the Belgian Congo, a local witch doctor decides the only way to stop a rampaging gorilla from terrorizing his people is to sacrifice a new-born baby.

Karpfs Karriere Trailer (1971)

04 April 1971

Saltstänk och krutgubbar Trailer (1946)

28 October 1946

Maj på Malö Trailer (1947)

22 October 1947

A con artist arrives to a small island to swingle money from the fishermen.

Light Keeps Me Company Trailer (2000)

26 August 2000

Carl-Gustaf Nykvist's documentary about his father, Sven Nykvist. The film is based on Sven's memoirs with Sven himself as narrator.

Storm över Tjurö Trailer (1954)

19 July 1954

Karl Oskar Bohm looks back at his life, his estranged daughter Augusta and his wife Sofia.

Sista ringen Trailer (1955)

10 October 1955

Eric and Clarence are friends from the same class in school - but from different social classes. Eric comes from the working class, Clarence from the upper class.

General von Döbeln Trailer (1942)

26 October 1942

1813. The popular general von Döbeln is arrested for sending the army against the French in breach of orders by the crown prince.

När syrenerna blomma Trailer (1952)

04 February 1952

The 1880s. Abandoned by his middle class parents in Stockholm, Johannes grows up in the countryside with a cobbler who regularly beats him up.