• Bergman was the first to bring metaphysics - religion, death, existentialism - to the screen. ... But the best of Bergman is the way he speaks of women, of the relationship between men and women. He's like a miner digging in search of purity.

    "Ingmar Bergman, Master Filmmaker, Dies at 89" by Mervyn Rothstein, July 30, 2007.