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 (bûrg′mən), Ingmar 1918-2007.
Swedish director whose films, such as The Seventh Seal (1957) and Fanny and Alexander (1983), are characterized by slow pace, laconic dialogue, and extensive use of symbolism to reveal their characters' psychology.


, Ingrid 1915-1982.
Swedish film actress who won three Academy Awards, including one for Gaslight (1944), and is perhaps best known for her starring role in Casablanca (1942).


1. (Biography) (Ernst) Ingmar (ˈiŋmar). 1918–2007, Swedish film and stage director, whose films include The Seventh Seal (1956), Wild Strawberries (1957), Persona (1966), Scenes from a Marriage (1974), Autumn Sonata (1978), and Fanny and Alexander (1982)
2. (Biography) Ingrid. 1915–82, Swedish film and stage actress, working in Hollywood 1938–48; noted for her leading roles in many films, including Casablanca (1942), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Anastasia (1956), and The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)


(ˈbɜrg mən)

1. Ingmar, born 1918, Swedish filmmaker.
2. Ingrid, 1915–82, Swedish-born actress.
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Noun1.Bergman - Swedish film actress (1915-1982)
2.Bergman - Swedish film director who used heavy symbolism and explored the psychology of the characters (born 1918)
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