Victor Sjöström (Victor David Sjöström)

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Silbodal, Värmlands län, Sweden
Victor Sjöström who was born on September 20, 1879, undisputedly is the father of Swedish film and ranks as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced.

As a boy, Sjöström's was close to his mother, who died during childbirth when he was seven years old. Biographers see this truncated relationship as being essential to the evolution of his dramatic trope of strong-willed, independent women in his films. Read more...


Character: Andreas Berg

Striden går vidare 1941

Character: Gustaf Landberg

Männen i mörker 1955

Character: Dr. Isak Borg

Smultronstället 1957