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Berlinale bosses to honour Bergman

The legendary filmmaker, who died in 2007, will be honoured with a retrospective of his works at the 61st annual event in Germany, which kicks off on 20 February, 2011.

The festival will show all of Bergman’s films and a sample of his works as a screenwriter.

His archive includes more than 60 movies, including Wild Strawberries, which won the Berlinale’s top honour the Golden Bear in 1958, 1973’s Scenes From a Marriage and 1982’s Fanny and Alexander, which won four Oscars.

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Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick described Bergman’s films as “part of the Berlinale’s history”.

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