1/ This is a video comparing a scene from Persona and from Robert Altman’s 3 Women: https://www.facebook.com/TheFilmSnob1/videos/2143142539270258/?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBuqfwX1CkQDYPZL8xTOq5mANfQ1IxnhGOdz95j0-sHeFXsP8XOU8pQ8nV-NXM9xyJnPfTRMU1WxVWcJGJrTkjwp1CjCxM7h7mbtEZ6CHb9Nqk3ieNYvvgB7UjXrSvMOdh2SloyzWO55TaSyrHJog9H1og2v_DHOtPUAsG1Ub7gldujInEvUA&__tn__=H-R
Here are all the posts I’ve written about 3 Women:
2/ The influence of Ingmar Bergman on cinema and other filmmakers doesn’t need to be said, but it’s nice to see to see clips put together like this:
Persona - After and Before from Steven Benedict on Vimeo.
My only complaint is that there are a few odd choices—some clips don’t look like a direct or even indirect influence, but more like a random similar shot. Overall, it’s nicely edited.
3/ This one is about Bergman’s influence on pop culture:
As I once read somewhere, of Bergman’s films, Persona is most written about (even called the Mount Everest of film analysis) and The Seventh Seal is most parodied.
I like that in the video, they keep Woody Allen almost entirely out of it.
4/ And this one is probably my favourite parody of The Seventh Seal: