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Review: 'Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected' a lovely look at pair's relationship
Review: 'Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected' a lovely look at pair's relationship

"Liv & Ingmar: Painfully Connected" is a lovely and lyrical documentary about the passionate, mutually inspiring yet fraught relationship between the late filmmaker Ingmar Bergman and his lover, frequent collaborator and, ultimately, dear friend, actress Liv Ullmann. Although enjoyable, the movie is perhaps best suited to cinéastes already intimate with Bergman's venerated body of work as well as with Ullmann's many acclaimed screen roles; writer-director Dheeraj Akolkar offers few specifics on the master's films excerpted here, never providing identifying titles or release dates or contextualizing their esteemed places in world cinema. While not a...

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