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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.

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Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs)
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 701.
The Criterion collection
The Criterion collection ; 701
Actresses -- Drama.
Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Identity (Psychology) -- Drama.
Mentally ill women -- Care -- Drama.
Mutism -- Psychosomatic aspects -- Drama.
Nurse and patient -- Drama.
Nurses -- Drama.
Ullmann, Liv.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Akolkar, Dheeraj, film director.
Andersson, Bibi, 1935-2019 actor.
Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007, screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Björnstrand, Gunnar, 1909-1986, actor.
Cowie, Peter, filmmaker.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Elsaesser, Thomas, 1943-2019 writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, film distributor.
Krook, Margaretha, 1925-2001, actor.
Lindström, Bibi, 1904-1984, production designer.
Mago, 1925- costume designer.
Nykvist, Sven, director of photography.
Ryghe, Ulla, film editor.
Schrader, Paul, 1946- interviewee (expression)
Steene, Birgitta, commentator.
Svensk filmindustri, production company.
Ullmann, Liv, actor.
Werle, Lars Johan, composer (expression)
Uniform Title:
Persona (Motion picture)
Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition (Blu-ray only).
Publisher, Date:
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2014] ©2014
1 Blu-ray disc (83 min. : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm).
Blu-ray 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono LPCM 1.0
laser optical NTSC
video file Blu-ray 1080p high definition region A
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: not rated.
Other Title:
Liv & Ingmar (Motion picture)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Special features: 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. Liv & Ingmar (a 2012 feature documentary directed by Dheeraj Akolkar; 84 min.). . Booklet features essay by film scholar Thomas Elsaesser, an excerpt from the 1970 book Bergman on Bergman, and an excerpted 1977 interview with Andersson.
Photography, Sven Nykvist ; production design, Bibi Lindström ; costume design, Mago ; film editing, Ulla Ryghe ; music, Lars Johan Werle.
Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand.
Set ISBN: 9781604658125 1604658126
Blu-ray, region A, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Swedish dialogue; English subtitles.
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