Basic facts

Media (4)

Original title Nära livet
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 1958-03-31

Cast

Eva Dahlbeck
Stina Andersson

Ingrid Thulin
Cecilia "Cissi" Ellius

Bibi Andersson
Hjördis Pettersson

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs
Brita, avdelningssköterska

Erland Josephson
Anders Ellius, Cecilias man, läroverkslärare

Inga Landgré
Greta Ellius, Anders syster

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Related

Lova Hagerfors
+46 8 665 11 20
Lova.hagerfors@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Distribution title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Advisor
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Key Grip
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Wigs
Boom Operator

Cast

Eva Dahlbeck Stina Andersson
Ingrid Thulin Cecilia "Cissi" Ellius
Bibi Andersson Hjördis Pettersson
Barbro Hiort af Ornäs Brita, avdelningssköterska
Erland Josephson Anders Ellius, Cecilias man, läroverkslärare
Inga Landgré Greta Ellius, Anders syster
Gunnar Sjöberg doktor Nordlander, överläkare
Max von Sydow Harry Andersson, Stinas man
Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz Gran, kurator
- Ej krediterade:
Sissi Kaiser Marit, sjuksköterska
Margaretha Krook doktor Larsson
Lars Lind doktor Thylenius
Monica Ekberg Hjördis väninna
Gun Jönsson nattsköterskan
Maud Elfsiö Maud, sjuksköterskeelev
Kristina Adolphson sjukvårdsbiträde
Gunnar Nielsen läkare
Inga Gill fru Jönsson, nybliven mor
Bengt Blomgren fader med skadat barn

Companies

Production Company Svenska AB Nordisk Tonefilm
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Svenska AB Nordisk Tonefilm 1958
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2017

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 91741
Date 1958-03-19
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2310 meters
Censored length 15 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 505-580-530-510-185 = 2310 meter - 84 minuter. Aktlängder: 505, 580, 530, 510, 185.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Optical mono
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2310 meter
Length in minutes 84 min
Reels 5 rullar


Original work

Original title Det vänliga, värdiga (Short story)
Author Ulla Isaksson


Original title Det orubbliga (Short story)
Author Ulla Isaksson


Production location

1957 1957
Svenska AB Nordisk Tonefilm Stockholm Sweden (ateljé)
Karolinska sjukhuset Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1958-03-31 Röda Kvarn Stockholm Sweden 84 min
TV showing 1968-03-22 Sweden 81 min
1976-02-20 TV1 Sweden 81 min
1989-01-17 TV3 Sweden 81 min
1999-07-13 SVT1 Sweden 81 min
First showing 1958-03-31 Fontänen Stockholm Sweden 84 min
1958-03-31 Röda Kvarn Stockholm Sweden 84 min
Other showing 1960 Warszawa Poland
DVD release 2007-09-05 Sweden 81 min
Release in Sweden 1958-03-31 Fontänen Stockholm Sweden 84 min
Other showing 1959-11-07 New York City, New York USA 84 min
2018-01-27 Biopalatset 8 Sverige Sweden Göteborg Filmfestival 2018

Soundtrack listing

Original title Du gamla, du fria
Composer Trad (traditionell svensk folkvisa)
Lyrics Richard Dybeck (1844)
Musical Arrangement Jonas Hörnqvist


Awards

Festival Award Cannes 1958 Ingrid Thulin (kollektivt skådespelarpris)
Cannes 1958 Ingmar Bergman (bästa regi)
Cannes 1958 Bibi Andersson (kollektivt skådespelarpris)
Cannes 1958 Eva Dahlbeck (kollektivt skådespelarpris)
Cannes 1958 Barbro Hiort af Ornäs (kollektivt skådespelarpris)
Minns Ni? (1993) Citation included from Brink of Life (1958)

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Digital audio


Element type Digital audio


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2300


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2284


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2305


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Original picture negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400
Poster title NÄRA LIVET
Tryckeri Ewes O.B. -tryck


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title NÄRA LIVET
Tryckeri Allkopia


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Ingmar Bergman's LIVETS UNDER (Nära livet)
Tryckeri A-S Rasmussen & Nilsson
Designed by [?] Gaston


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title U PROGU ZYCIA
Designed by Liliana Baczewska


Size More than 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Proche de la vie
Extent 28 s.
Language French


Script type Synopsis
Script title Filmmanus av Ulla Isaksson.
Extent 123 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Extent 156 s. + 10 s. scen- och spelplan.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialogliste. Dem Leben nahe.
Extent 34 s.
Language German


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 24 s.
Language Spanish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista.
Extent 39 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Nära livet. Regi: Ingmar Bergman.
Extent 62 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Close to Life. Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Transl. Claus Laurén and John Mair.
Extent 46 s.
Language English


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Behind the scenes prints 1
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Misc.prints
Language English


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Promotion material
Language Dutch


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Multiple languages


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Promotion material
Language Swedish


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