|Birth Date||:||16 December 1938|
|Birth Place||:||Tokyo, Japan|
Liv Johanne Ullmann is a Norwegian actress and film director. Recognised as one of the greatest European actresses, Ullmann is known for her numerous acclaimed collaborations with filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
40 Carats 
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triangle with a younger man.
A Bridge Too Far [15 June 1977 (USA)]
The Allied armies concocted a plan to win the World War II at Arnhem. Disaster ensues when the area around Arnhem, including the key bridges of Germany, is loaded with armoured assaults.
Angry Man [1 April 2009 (Norway)]
After Boj's mommy fish dies, he gets power from his own fantasies.
Autumn Sonata [8 October 1978 (Sweden)]
After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast (Ingrid Bergman) travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva (Liv Ullmann). The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional night, the pair reopen the wounds of the past. Charlotte gets another shock when she finds out that her mentally impaired daughter, Helena (Lena Nyman), is out of the asylum and living with Eva.… MORE
Bergman: A Year in a Life [2018 (Russia)]
Journeying through 1957, the year Bergman released two of his most acclaimed features (The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries), made a TV film and directed four plays for theatre. A selection of clips from his body of work.
Cold Sweat [18 December 1970 (France)]
An American expatriate's (Charles Bronson) wife (Liv Ullmann) and daughter are kidnapped in France by a drug smuggler (James Mason) from his past.
Cries and Whispers [21 December 1972 (USA)]
As Agnes (Harriet Andersson) slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria (Liv Ullmann) is wracked with guilt at her husband's suicide, caused by his discovery of her extramarital affair. The self-loathing, suicidal Karin (Ingrid Thulin) seems to regard her sister with revulsion. Only Anna (Kari Sylwan), the deeply religious maid who lost her young child, seems able to offer Agnes solace and empathy.… MORE
Dangerous Moves [15 April 1984 (West Germany)]
Aging Soviet chess champion Akiva Liebskind (Michel Piccoli) arrives in Geneva to face off against his former student Pavius Fromm (Alexandre Arbatt) in a World Championship match. Pavius is a defector from the USSR, and the Soviet authorities threaten to harm Akiva's family if he does not defeat the rogue player. Determined to shame Pavius, the government brings the wife (Liv Ullmann) he left behind to the game, attempting to unnerve him as the stress of the match takes its toll on both men.… MORE
Dreamplay [7 November 1958]
Rabies is a 1958 Swedish television drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.
Face to Face [5 April 1976 (USA)]
Dr. Jenny Isaksson (Liv Ullmann) is a psychiatrist whose temporary summer gig at a mental hospital offers only modest responsibilities. With her husband out of the country for a seminar and her daughter at camp, Jenny moves in with her grandparents, expecting a relaxing few months. But it isn't long before unpleasant memories of her childhood, the sudden appearance of strange apparitions and a near-rape push this otherwise stable woman to the very edge of sanity.… MORE
Faithless [15 September 2000 (Norway)]
Marianne Vogler is a successful actress, happily married to Markus, an orchestra conductor much in demand for overseas concerts, and devoted to her young daughter, Isabelle. Into this easy equation steps family friend David a film director notorious for his reckless attitude towards relationships. Marianne's closeness to David develops into attraction, and he responds despite his friendship with Markus.… MORE
Farewell Moscow [9 February 1987 (Italy)]
An astronomer (Liv Ullmann) loses her family and suffers in Siberia as an exiled Jewish dissident in the Soviet Union.
Gaby: A True Story [30 October 1987 (New York)]
This film tells the true story of Gabriela Brimmer (Rachel Levin), whose cerebral palsy left her completely paralyzed from birth. At first thought to be comatose by her doctors, with the help of her compassionate maid, Florencia (Norma Aleandro), Brimmer learns to use her one functional limb -- her left foot -- to communicate. From there begins an emotional and physical journey towards self-actualization that ultimately defines Brimmer as a writer, an artist and an activist.… MORE
Hour of the Wolf [19 February 1968 (Sweden)]
Johan, an artist, starts hallucinating while vacationing with his wife, Alma. He believes that the demons visiting him are real and is drawn to memories of his ex-girlfriend.
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words [25 August 2015 (Sweden)]
Documentary looking at the life of cinema icon Ingrid Bergman. Made in collaboration with her daughter Isabella Rossellini, this film features personal archival materials including letters, diary entries and photographs.
Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number [22 May 1983 (USA)]
Newspaper publisher Jacobo Timerman's (Roy Scheider) wife (Liv Ullmann) and sons fight his abuse by the Argentine government.
Kristin Lavransdatter [21 August 1995]
A young woman (Elisabeth Matheson) in medieval Norway defies her father and marries a knight (Bjørn Skagestad), whose former mistress wants her dead.
Léonor is a 1975 French-Italian-Spanish horror film written and directed by Juan Luis Buñuel and starring Michel Piccoli, Liv Ullmann and Ornella Muti.
Let’s Hope It’s a Girl [6 February 1986 (Italy)]
Countess Elena (Liv Ullmann) assumes control of her family estate after she leaves her husband. Elena is confident that she can run things better than her former spouse, Leonardo (Philippe Noiret). Determined to thwart her efforts, Leonardo returns with his male buddies, hoping to make life tough for Elena. But with the help of her two daughters, her sister, Claudia (Catherine Deneuve), and the maid, Fosca (Stefania Sandrelli), Elena may be able to prove that she doesn't need Leonardo around.… MORE
Liv & Ingmar [28 September 2012 (Oslo)]
Filmmaker Dheeraj Akolkar chronicles the long relationship between actress Liv Ullmann and filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
Lost Horizon [17 March 1973 (USA)]
A British diplomat tries to help several Europeans escape a revolution in southern Asia, but their plane crashes in the Himalayas, where they stumble on the harmonious and spiritual Valley of the Blue Moon. A remake of the 1937 classic.
Lumière and Company [20 December 1995 (France)]
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Auguste and Louis Lumiere's first moving film, Romane Bohringer sought out fellow filmmakers, requesting that they shoot short movies on cameras similar to the one used by the French brothers. Among those who said yes were Spike Lee, Arthur Penn and Wim Wenders. Combining scenes from the Lumieres' first films with footage from the contemporary directors using the old equipment, the documentary shows just how much film-making has evolved in a century.… MORE
Mindwalk [11 October 1991 (Seattle)]
Jack Edwards (Sam Waterston) is a disillusioned former presidential candidate who escapes to France to see his friend Thomas Harriman (John Heard), an expatriate poet. They travel to Mont Saint-Michel, speaking philosophically about their lives. While there, they meet Sonia Hoffman (Liv Ullmann), an academic who stopped teaching science at an American university when she realized her work was being used by the military. Together they discuss mankind's future through modern systems theory.… MORE
Miss Julie [10 September 2014 (France)]
Over the course of a midsummer night, a baron's frustrated daughter courts scandal and more when she tries to seduce her father's valet.
Persona [18 October 1966 (Sweden)]
Famed stage stress Elisabeth Vogler (Liv Ullmann) suffers a moment of blankness during a performance and the next day lapses into total silence. Advised by her doctor to take time off to recover from what appears to be an emotional breakdown, Elisabeth goes to a beach house on the Baltic Sea with only Anna (Bibi Andersson), a nurse, as company. Over the next several weeks, as Anna struggles to reach her mute patient, the two women find themselves experiencing a strange emotional convergence.… MORE
Pope Joan 
A Midwestern evangelist (Liv Ullmann) thinks she is a reincarnated ninth-century pope and explains why to a psychiatrist (Keir Dullea).
Private Confessions [25 December 1996 (Sweden)]
Five conversations frame a flawed marriage in this film written by Ingmar Bergman about his parents. Guilt-ridden wife Anna (Pernilla August) divulges an extramarital affair to a priest, her uncle Jacob (Max von Sydow). He presses her to confess her sins to her husband, Henrik. As the film moves back and forth in time, the notion of truth is tested. Tomas, the lover, and Henrik will find that Anna's confessions do not absolve anyone, and have the power to inflict more pain.… MORE
Richard's Things [30 August 1980]
Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business. When collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman.
Saraband [10 July 2004 (Italy)]
Following Johan (Erland Josephson) and Marianne (Liv Ullmann) 30 years after the events of "Scenes from a Marriage," this sequel finds the couple long since divorced and remarried. After Johan separates from his second wife, and Marianne loses her second husband, the ex-lovers try to reconnect. Meanwhile, Johan's son, Henrik (Börje Ahlstedt), is having problems of his own with his daughter, Karin (Julia Dufvenius), a cellist whose career plans don't match her father's expectations.… MORE
Scenes from a Marriage [11 April 1973]
Johan (Erland Josephson) and Marianne (Liv Ullmann) are married and seem to have it all. Their happiness, however, is a façade for a troubled relationship, which becomes even rockier when Johan admits that he's having an affair. Before long, the spouses separate and move towards finalizing their divorce, but they make attempts at reconciling. Even as they pursue other relationships, Johan and Marianne realize that they have a significant bond, but also many issues that hinder that connection.… MORE
Searching for Ingmar Bergman [12 July 2018 (Germany)]
Filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta reflects on the life and work of director Ingmar Bergman, who inspires her own career. Other filmmakers and collaborators of Bergman's discuss his most important works.
Sofie [25 September 1992 (Denmark)]
Parents (Erland Josephson, Ghita Nørby) and tradition force a 19th-century Jewish woman (Karen-Lise Mynster) to marry a man she does not love.
The Abdication [3 October 1974 (USA)]
A Vatican cardinal (Peter Finch) tests Swedish Queen Christina's (Liv Ullmann) conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1654.
The Bay Boy [6 September 1984]
Donald Campbell (Kiefer Sutherland) grows up in poverty in Depression-era Nova Scotia. His mother (Liv Ullmann), who also has to care for another son who's mentally disabled, is hopeful that Donald will enter the priesthood. Donald is less certain, especially since he's started to notice the likes of Saxon Coldwell (Leah Pinsent). But, when the young man witnesses a Jewish couple's murder by a prominent citizen, he'll have to make the most important decision of his life.… MORE
The Danish Poet [16 February 2007 (New York)]
A woman wonders what made her forefathers and mothers meet, allowing her to become the person that she is.
The Emigrants [8 March 1971 (Sweden)]
When a farmer couple's son starves to death because of the bad harvest, the couple decide to emigrate to the U.S. to join a group of farmers who want the same, and embark on their journey.
The Girlfriend [13 April 1989 (Argentina)]
The Girlfriend is a 1988 Argentine-German historical drama film directed by Jeanine Meerapfel and starring Liv Ullmann, Cipe Lincovsky and Federico Luppi. It was written by Osvaldo Bayer, Alcides Chiesa, Jeanine Meerapfel and Agnieszka Holland.
The Long Shadow 
A Hungarian actor (Michael York) visits his father's Jerusalem grave and confronts his heritage and his stepmother (Liv Ullmann).
The New Land [26 February 1972 (Sweden)]
A family of Swedish immigrants struggles to turn the American frontier into their new home. They brave the harsh weather and unforgiving conditions to finally lead a better life than before.
The Night Visitor 
Wrongly convicted criminal Salem (Max von Sydow) escapes from a mental institution hoping to get revenge on the man who put him there, his brother-in-law Anton (Per Oscarsson). Driven genuinely insane by his time in the institution, Salem plots to commit a series of crimes to frame Anton. Caught up in this murderous scheme is Anton's wife, Salem's sister Ester (Liv Ullmann). The three are thrown together, and the couple must outfox the madman in order to survive.… MORE
The Ox [22 November 1991]
Desperate to feed his wife, Elfrida (Ewa Fröling), and their baby daughter, starving laborer Helge Roos (Stellan Skarsgard) kills an ox belonging to his employer, wealthy farmer Svenning Gustafsson (Liv Ullmann). Helge is caught and jailed, making life even harder for Elfrida and her child. Without the assistance of the fearsome local vicar (Max von Sydow) and Gustafsson's wife (Bjorn Granath), the town's primary charitable benefactor, she must turn to other means to survive.… MORE
The Passion of Anna [10 November 1969 (Sweden)]
Unsettled by his recent divorce, Andreas Winkelman (Max von Sydow) lives on a remote Swedish island. When he meets the unhappy married couple Elis and Eva Vergerus (Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson), Andreas begins a brief affair with Eva, which leads to a romantic involvement with their friend Anna Fromm (Liv Ullmann), who is grieving the loss of her family. As these relationships unfold, someone on the island is killing animals, lending the drama a mysterious backdrop.… MORE
The Rose Garden [22 December 1989]
Decades after the Holocaust, survivor Aaron Reichenbach (Maximilian Schell) returns to Germany and attacks ex-Nazi officer Arnold Krenn (Kurt Hübner) in a Frankfurt airport. When Arnold files assault charges, a public defender, Gabriele Schlüter-Freund (Liv Ullmann), represents Aaron, expecting a straightforward case. But when Gabriele discovers that Aaron is one of many victims of cruel medical experiments in concentration camps, she resolves to seek justice.… MORE
The Serpent's Egg [28 October 1977 (Sweden)]
After his brother inexplicably commits suicide, unemployed Jewish-American circus performer Abel Rosenberg (David Carradine) is stuck in Berlin with his sister-in-law, Manuela (Liv Ullmann), a cabaret singer. Desperate circumstances lead to the pair taking jobs at a medical facility run by Professor Hans Vergerus (Heinz Bennent), who also offers to give them shelter. However, the clinic turns out be a very sinister place, and soon the lives of Abel and Manuela are in serious jeopardy.… MORE
The Wayward Girl [8 October 1959 (Norway)]
Ung Flukt or The Wayward Girl is a 1959 Norwegian film directed by Edith Carlmar with a screenplay by Otto Carlmar and Niels Johan Rud. It marks the acting debut of Norwegian film actress Liv Ullmann who had previously appeared as an uncredited extra in Edith Carlmar's 1957 film Fools in the Mountain.
The Wild Duck 
Ibsen's play, adapted to Australia, concerns a couple (Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Irons) forced to answer for their daughter's legitimacy.
Through A Glass, Darkly 
A young girl, nearing the end of her life, learns to accept death and understand how wonderful life really is.
Two Lives [19 October 2012 (Norway)]
Katrine's life in Norway is happy until the Berlin Wall falls, then secrets from her past begin to emerge.
Zandy's Bride [19 May 1974]
Zandy is not looking for love. Instead he wants a wife who can share his burden and hard struggle of country life quietly. When his mail-order bride turns out to be a firebrand, Zandy is taken aback.
Zorn [19 August 1994 (Sweden)]
A life of adultery and excess contrasts with professional accolades in this portrait of artist Anders Zorn.
- 16 December 1938.
- Tokyo, Japan.