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Director, the (2006) [Novel]
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The Director is Ingmar Bergman; the time is 1961; and the setting is the shooting of Winter Light, a film about how his life would have been, had he followed his father’s wishes and become a priest. As actors and crew gather to film this alternative destiny, Bergman tries to draw his father into the process, but quickly finds himself plunged back into the emotions of his childhood – both terrorised by his brutal and dominating father, and desperately longing for his approval – and reality gradually begins to crack and crumble, tipping him into a world of false memories and dangerous fantasies. Compelling and breathtakingly original, The Director mixes biographical fact with a wild kaleidoscopic imagination to reveal the boy and the man behind the great film-maker.

Original title: Regissören
Original languages: Swedish


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Director

The Director (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Sarah Death
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The Director (2008)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Portobello
ISBN: 9781846270482
Pages: 238

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The Director (2008)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Portobello
ISBN: 9781846270475
Pages: 232

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