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Sven Nykvist

Sven Nykvist
  • Career: Director Actor
  • Top celebrities: 7474
  • BirthDate: 1922, 03 of December , Moheda, Kronobergs län, Sweden
  • Spouse: Ulla Söderlind (1952 - 1968) (divorced) 2 children, Ulrika Nykvist (? - 1982) (her death)
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Facts of life

    Sven nykvist was born on December 3, 1992 in moheda,kronobergs Ian,Sweden. He was the son of Lutheran missionaries. He got interested in visual arts because of his father’s photography of African wildlife.  As a youth, he was a talented athlete. After completing his studies from the municipal school for photographers he went to the Swedish film. He died on September 20, 2006.He was married to Ulla soderling from 1952 to 1968. Sven was a cinematographer based in Sweden. Before his death he had worked on 120 films and over. The works he did with director Ingmar Bergman is the most notable one. He won academy awards for whispers and cries both Bergman films. His work was like because it was simple and natural. Sven is one of the greatest cinematographers in history. In a survey that was conducted by international cinematographers, Sven was one of the influential cinematographers.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1989 for "Best Cinematography for:The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)."
    Won Oscar - 1984 for "Best Cinematography for:Fanny och Alexander (1982)."
    Won Oscar - 1974 for "Best Cinematography for:Viskningar och rop (1972)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1996 for ""
    Nominated ASC Award - 1989 for "Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases for:The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1984 for "Best Cinematography for:Fanny och Alexander (1982)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1974 for "Best Cinematography for:Viskningar och rop (1972)."
    Won BSFC Award - 1989 for "Best Cinematography for:The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)."
    Nominated Best Cinematography Award - 1992 for "for:Chaplin (1992)."
    Nominated Best Cinematography Award - 1988 for "for:The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)."
    Won Best Cinematography Award - 1983 for "for:Fanny och Alexander (1982)."
    Won Golden Camera 300 for Lifetime Achievement - 1998 for ""
    Won Special Award - 1998 for "Best Duo of All Times: Director - Cinematographer Shared with: Ingmar Bergman"
    Nominated Golden Frog - 1995 for "for:Kristin Lavrans Tochter (1995)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1993 for ""
    Won Best Artistic Contribution - 1986 for "for:Offret (1986). For the cinematography."
    Nominated Golden Slate - 2000 for "Best Cinematography for:Celebrity - Schön, reich, berühmt (1998)."
    Won César - 1976 for "Best Cinematography (Meilleure photographie) for:Black Moon (1975)."
    Nominated Guldbagge - 1992 for "Best Cinematography (Bästa foto) for:Oxen (1991)."
    Won Jury Specialbagge - 1973 for ""
    Won Independent Spirit Award - 1989 for "Best Cinematography for:The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)."
    Won LAFCA Award - 1983 for "Best Cinematography for:Fanny och Alexander (1982)."
    Won Madridimagen Golden Award - 1998 for ""
    Won NSFC Award - 1973 for "Best Cinematography for:Viskningar och rop (1972)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 660
  • Films with Sven Nykvist: Nova - 2001
    Ljuset håller mig sällskap - 2000
    It All Came True - 1998
    Celebrity - 1998
    Private Confessions - 1996
    Kristin Lavransdatter - 1995
    Something to Talk About - 1995
    Mixed Nuts - 1994
    Only You - 1994
    With Honors - 1994
    What's Eating Gilbert Grape - 1993
    Sleepless in Seattle - 1993
    Chaplin - 1992
    Oxen - 1991
    Buster's Bedroom - 1991
    Crimes and Misdemeanors - 1989
    New York Stories - 1989
    Another Woman - 1988
    Katinka - 1988
    The Unbearable Lightness of Being - 1988
    The Sacrifice - 1986
    Nobody's Child - 1986
    Dream Lover - 1986
    Agnes of God - 1985
    After the Rehearsal - 1984
    Swann in Love - 1984
    La tragédie de Carmen - 1983
    Star 80 - 1983
    Fanny and Alexander - 1982
    Cannery Row - 1982
    The Postman Always Rings Twice - 1981
    Willie & Phil - 1980
    From the Life of the Marionettes - 1980
    Marmalade Revolution - 1980
    Starting Over - 1979
    Hurricane - 1979
    King of the Gypsies - 1978
    Autumn Sonata - 1978
    Pretty Baby - 1978
    One and One - 1978
    The Serpent's Egg - 1977
    De fördömda kvinnornas dans - 1976
    The Tenant - 1976
    Face to Face - 1976
    Black Moon - 1975
    Monismanien 1995 - 1975
    Nouvelles de Henry James - 1975
    The Magic Flute - 1975
    The Dove - 1974
    The Terrorists - 1974/II
    Das blaue Hotel - 1973
    Scenes from a Marriage - 1973
    Cries and Whispers - 1972
    A Free Woman - 1972
    Siddhartha - 1972
    Lockfågeln - 1971
    The Touch - 1971
    The Last Run - 1971
    Karpfs Karriere - 1971
    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - 1970
    First Love - 1970
    Fårödokument 1969 - 1970
    The Passion of Anna - 1969
    The Rite - 1969
    An-Magritt - 1969
    Shame - 1968
    Hour of the Wolf - 1968
    Bränt barn - 1967
    Roseanna - 1967
    Persona - 1966
    The Vine Bridge - 1965
    Loving Couples - 1964
    The Dress - 1964
    To Love - 1964
    All These Women - 1964
    Prins hatt under jorden - 1963
    The Silence - 1963
    Liebe will gelernt sein - 1963
    Winter Light - 1963
    Snow White and the Seven Jugglers - 1962
    Lita på mej, älskling! - 1961
    Murder Party - 1961
    Through a Glass Darkly - 1961
    The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi - 1961
    A Matter of Morals - 1961
    The Judge - 1960
    Lampenfieber - 1960
    The Virgin Spring - 1960
    Lend Me Your Wife - 1959
    Der Engel, der seine Harfe versetzte - 1959
    Make Way for Lila - 1958
    Damen i svart - 1958
    A Girl of Solbakken - 1957
    Guest at One's Own Home - 1957
    En drömmares vandring - 1957
    Girl in Tails - 1956
    Gorilla Safari - 1956
    Nattbarn - 1956
    Ett kungligt äventyr - 1956
    Blånande hav - 1956
    Den tappre soldaten Jönsson - 1956
    Sista ringen - 1955
    Älskling på vågen - 1955
    Den underbara lögnen - 1955
    Salka Valka - 1954
    Karin Månsdotter - 1954
    Storm över Tjurö - 1954
    Sawdust and Tinsel - 1953
    Vägen till Klockrike - 1953
    Barabbas - 1953
    När syrenerna blomma - 1952
    Under södra korset - 1952
    Rågens rike - 1950
    Loffe blir polis - 1950
    Bohus bataljon - 1949
    Lång-Lasse i Delsbo - 1949
    Sjösalavår - 1949
    Hin och smålänningen - 1949
    Maj på Malö - 1947
    Lazy Lena and Blue Eyed Per - 1947
    Gay Old Time - 1946
    13 stolar - 1945
    Barnen från Frostmofjället - 1945
    Gomorron Bill! - 1945
    I mörkaste Småland - 1943
    Lights Please - 1986
    General von Döbeln - 1942
    Visions of Light - 1992
    Cinéma, de notre temps - 2000
    Liv Ullmann scener fra et liv - 1997
    Lumière and Company - 1995
    I Am Curious, Film - 1995
    The South Bank Show - 1992
    Foreign Filmmakers in Hollywood - 1989
    The Making of Fanny and Alexander - 1986
    The 56th Annual Academy Awards - 1984
    A Look at Liv - 1979
    Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie - 1963
    Images from the Playground - 2009
    The 79th Annual Academy Awards - 2007
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