Writings, 1960

The Face of Bergman

Bergman's sole contribution to famous 'anti-Bergman issue' of Swedish Film Institute's journal Chaplin, written under the pseudonym Ernest Riffe.

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'Ernest Riffe' (whom Bergman later revealed was a Parisian hairdresser who did a horrendous job on his wife's coiffure) took the most common criticism of his films and magnified it.