Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

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Ingrid Bergman In Her Own Words
Ingrid Bergman In Her Own Words.jpg
Film poster
Directed byStig Björkman
Produced byStina Gardell
Written by
  • Stig Björkman
  • Stina Gardell
  • Dominika Daubenbuchel
Music by
  • Michael Nyman
  • Eva Dahlgren
  • Malin Korkeasalo
  • Eva Dahlgren
Edited byDominika Daubenbuchel
Release date
  • 19 May 2015 (2015-05-19) (Cannes)
  • 28 August 2015 (2015-08-28) (Sweden)
Running time
114 minutes

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (Swedish: Jag är Ingrid) is a 2015 Swedish documentary film about Ingrid Bergman directed by Stig Björkman. It was screened in the Cannes Classics section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival[1] where it received a special mention for L'Œil d'or.[2][3]



Ulla Jerstav Riese, Marianne Bernadotte and Gunvor Pontén after a screening of Jag är Ingrid in Stockholm (2015)

The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on 19 May 2015.[5] The film was selected to screen at the Jerusalem Film Festival on 12 July 2015.[6] The film had its North American premiere at the New York Film Festival.[7] The film was released in Sweden on 28 August 2015.[8] On 27 August 2015, the film was acquired by Rialto Pictures and set the film for a 13 November 2015, limited release, in the United States.[9]


At the 2015 Vancouver International Film Festival, the film won the award for Most Popular International Documentary, based on audience balloting.[10]

Home media[edit]

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words has been released on Blu-ray and DVD by The Criterion Collection.[11]


  1. ^ "It's poster time at the Festival de Cannes!". Cannes. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  2. ^ "L'Œil d'or, premier prix du documentaire à Cannes, pour "Au-delà d'Allende, mon grand-père"". Télérama.
  3. ^ "L'œil d'Or 2015 est attribué à Marcia Tambutti Allende". La Scam.
  4. ^ a b "Ingrid Bergman, in Her Own Words (2015)". The Swedish Film Database.
  5. ^ Deborah Young. "'Ingrid Bergman In Her Own Words': Cannes Review". The Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ "פסטיבל - עמוד בית". Jerusalem Film Festival.
  7. ^ Jeremy Gerard. "New York Film Festival 2015 Documentaries: Nora Ephron, Ingrid Bergman & More - Deadline". Deadline.
  8. ^ "Trailer For 'Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words' Honors the Life of an Icon".
  9. ^ Patrick Hipes. "'Ingrid Bergman – In Her Own Words' Cannes Documentary Coming To U.S. In Fall - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Brooklyn Wins VIFF Rogers People's Choice Award" (Press release). Jive Communications. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  11. ^ "Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words". The Criterion Collection. Retrieved 6 May 2018.

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