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Victor Sjöström (Victor David Sjöström)

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Biography

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...

Actor

Character: Andreas Berg

Striden går vidare 1941

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Character: Gustaf Landberg

Männen i mörker 1955

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Character: Dr. Isak Borg

Smultronstället 1957

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Directing