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Watch: “Mirrors of Bergman” by :: kogonada

The latest in his series of video essays for the Criterion Collection brings ::  kogonada face to face with Ingmar Bergman — more precisely, to the Swedish auteur’s use of mirrors in relation to women. Set to a reading of Sylvia Plath’s Mirror (“I am important to her/she comes and goes” nicely encapsulates Persona, at the very least), this short montage considers the meditative reflections — and interior revelations — across several of Bergman’s films. Watch above, and stay tuned for a longer ::  kogonada/Bergman essay, set to accompany the Cries and Whispers release. 

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