5-8-07 British Cinema

5-8-07 British Cinema - Swedish Cinema 8 May 2007 1920,...

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Swedish Cinema 8 May 2007 1920, Sweden would’ve been at top of list of film producing countries AB Svenska Biografenteatern, after 1919 Svenska Filmdustrie Dominated by Pathe for most of the early period, Charles Magnusson who was creating actualities for Pathe created this largest film company in Sweden Particularly known for films close to nature, outdoor setting, natural light, very lyrical stories in the countryside Korkarlen (1921, Victor Sjorstrom) Considered the father of Swedish cinema, lived in the United States and then moved back to Sweden when his father became a religious fanatic Started out as an actor then moved into making films for them, established before WWI Swedes have a dark sense of spirituality, expressionist elements Eventually worked in Hollywood before he moved back and focused on acting Sir Arne’s Treasure (1919, Maurice Stiller) Started out making comedies, including one of the first examples of film about film Turned to melodramas which give him international acclaim
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course FTV 106B taught by Professor Horak during the Spring '06 term at UCLA.

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