Blogroll

Thompson on Hollywood

CINE-LIST: Five Great Collaborations Between Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullmann

This week, to coincide with the release of documentary “Liv & Ingmar,” as well as the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s program on the Swedish auteur and his muse (and one-time girlfriend), Cine-List presents some of the great titles directed by Bergman, and starring Ullmann.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • December 12, 2013 3:34 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

'Two Lives,' Starring Liv Ullmann, Selected as Germany's Foreign-Language Oscar Submission (TRAILER)

Georg Mattas' "Two Lives" has been selected as Germany's official Foreign-Language submission for the 86th Academy Awards. The film stars Juliane Kohler and Liv Ullmann as a daughter and mother confronting their dark pasts when the Berlin Wall goes down.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • August 27, 2013 1:19 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

'Two Lives' Stars Liv Ullman in Unbelievable True Story: Stony Brook Film Festival Review (TRAILER)

All too often, “based on a true story” is just a cop out for a lame narrative (“Don’t blame us it’s true!”). Sometimes, though, it’s a way of couching the incredible in a way that prepares the audience for a plotline that's too far out to be fiction. The latter applies to “Two Lives,” which German director Georg Maas, after 10 years of scripting and casting, brought to the Stony Brook Film Festival Saturday and a crowd that gives short shrift to the overly arty or the preciously contrived. They all said 'Wow.'
  • By John Anderson
  • |
  • July 29, 2013 1:44 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Casting Watch: Chastain Is 'Miss Julie' with Liv Ullmann at the Helm, Farrell and Morton to Co-Star

Jessica Chastain is set to star in the title role of "Miss Julie" in Liv Ullmann's film adaptation of August Strindberg's classic play about a young upper-class woman who finds herself attracted to a senior servant. Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton are attached to co-star.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • January 31, 2013 12:22 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Email Updates