Alf SjöTberg( Director)
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Biography Alf SjöTberg
Sjoberg (Sjoberg) Alf (21. 06. 1903 - 17. 04. 1980), Swedish film director.
After high school at the Royal Dramatic Theater, since 1925 serves as an actor, since 1927 - director. His film debut in the film 'strong' (The Strongest, 1929) made under the influence of P. Eisenstein. With the advent of sound and the weakening of the Swedish cinema returns to the theater (since 1930 - Director of the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm).
. During the Second World War, . reviving interest in the national folklore and traditions of the Swedish philosophical drama, . set anti-fascist film 'bet-life' (They Staked Their Lives, . 1939), . fantastic allegory 'divine play' (1942) and policy work 'baiting' (Hets, . 1944, . scenario and,
. Bergman), where a rebellion against the young fathers and their morality embodied protest against violence and totalitarianism. Postwar tape SjöTberg unequal. The best are made on the basis of known literary primary sources, such as 'just a mother', (Bare En Mor, 1949, by and. Lu-Johansson); 'Miss Julie' (Miss Julie, 1951, in A. Strindberg); 'Barabbas' (Barabbas, 1952, on P. Lagerkvist); 'Karin Monsdotter' (Karin Daughter Of Man, 1953, in A. Strindberg). SjöTberg characters are torn between faith and doubt, darkness and light, their lives - a repeating cycle, but even in these conditions, they retain humanity.
. The best-known producer 'Miss Julie' shared the top prize at Cannes International Film Festival and best characterizes innovative search SjöTberg: bold experiments with space and time, . expressive angles, . composition of the frame and mounting solutions, . original use of landscape,
. Master of working with actors, Sjoberg has one of the best in the history of cinema performance starring actress Anita Bjork. The latest film by director-dominated social themes, such as 'judge' (The Judge, 1960); pacifist film 'The Island' (The Island, 1965); drama 'Father' (The Father, 1969, in A. Strindberg) put in a difficult time for the Swedish film of the new crisis and concede his tapes of previous years.
. Vladimir Utilities
. 1929 STRONG / THE STRONGEST director, plot
. 1940 BLOSSOM TIME director, screenwriter
. 1940 BET-LIFE / THEY STAKED THEIR LIVES director, co-writer
. 1941 HOME FROM BABYLON director, co-writer
. 1942 HIMLASPELET director, co-writer
. 1944 THE ROYAL HUNT director
. 1944 HETS director
. 1945 JOURNEY OUT director, screenwriter
. 1946 IRIS AND THE LIEUTENANT director, screenwriter
. 1949 BARE EN MOR director, co-writer
. 1951 MISS JULIE director, screenwriter
. 1952 BARABBAS director, co-writer
. 1953 KARIN DAUGHTER OF MAN director, screenwriter
. 1955 WILD BIRDS director, co-writer
. 1956 SISTA PARET UT director
. 1960 JUDGE / THE JUDGE director, co-writer
. 1965 ISLAND / THE ISLAND director, co-writer
. 1969 THE FATHER director, screenwriter
. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival in the category 'Sweden for 1946
. The main prize (tie) Cannes Film Festival in 1951