May 3rd, 2018

Celebrating Ingmar Bergman centenary! Two exquisite stamps introduced by Sweden Post

Tags: is glad to present this special stamp by Sweden Post released to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Ingmar Bergman - the legendary film director and screenwriter. The stamp was designed by the graphic artist Eva Wilsson whose designs depict a small part of Bergman`s prolific output in film and theater. A world-famous image of Sweden will go out on letters across the world!

2018 will see much activity in commemoration of the life of Ingmar Bergman, who probably has the greatest international reputation of all Swedish artists. He is a film and theatre director, scriptwriter, theatre manager, dramatist and author would have been 100 years old in July 2018. During 2018 his 100th anniversary is celebrated worldwide.

If you haven’t seen an Ingmar Bergman film, you’ve at least seen traces of his influence in the world around you. Bergman observed and made skillful use of advances in film and TV media and became a legend well before his career ended. His creative work continues to inspire and influence present-day creators in various fields. Bergman’s activity as a filmmaker ranks amongst the most important of the 20th century.


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