A Gift from Ingmar Bergman to David Lynch: Troubled Psyches

If one could choose a major recurrent theme in Ingmar Bergman’s film, that would be, undoubtedly, a troubled psyche. Bergman has been exploring the human psyche from the very beginning of his film career, which lasted for nearly six decades. His mastery over probing the deep layers of human’s soul has greatly influenced the American film-makers, particularly David Lynch.

David Lynch has repeatedly acknowledged Bergman as one of his favourite film-makers of all time; however, it seems it is more than that. Known for his weird, eerie dreamlike films . . .

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