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Ingmar Bergman

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The Resume

    (July 14, 1918-July 30, 2007)
    Birth name is Ernst Ingmar Bergman
    Directed 'The Seventh Seal (1957),' 'Wild Strawberries (1957),' 'The Devil's Eye (1960),' 'Through a Glass Darkly (1961),' 'Persona (1966),' 'Shame (1968),' 'The Passion of Anna (1969),' 'Cries and Whispers (1972),' 'The Magic Flute (1975),' 'The Serpent's Egg (1977),' 'Autumn Sonata (1978)' and 'Fanny and Alexander (1982)'

Why he might be annoying:

    Some find his films strange, boring and pretentious.
    He married five times, and divorced four times.
    The Internet Movie Database states that he fathered 'at least' eight children.
    One of his sons called him a bad father, and he agrees.
    In the 1970's he fled to Germany to escape Swedish tax authorities.
    He did little of note since the early 1980's.
    He was gloomy, and said he'll probably commit suicide when his health starts to go.
    He is often confused with the actress Ingrid Bergman, but they are not related.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He frequently worked with the great actor Max von Sydow.
    His films explore ideas about mortality, spirituality and loneliness.
    His work was very influential.
    Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg are huge fans.
    'Entertainment Weekly' named him the eighth greatest film director of all time.
    He said: 'I hope I never get so old I get religious.'

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 122 Votes: 51.64% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 19 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 28 Votes: 53.57% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 64.71% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 30 Votes: 43.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 74 Votes: 45.95% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 273 Votes: 35.16% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 98 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 260 Votes: 44.23% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 591 Votes: 40.61% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 226 Votes: 49.12% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 77 Votes: 49.35% Annoying