Mantaray Film

...but film is my mistress (2010)

This is Stig Björkman's second film commissioned by the Ingmar Bergman Foundation. It captures Bergman's strong filmmaking personality with unique behind-the-scenes material from several of his biggest film productions. Funded by Martin Scorcese and the World Film Foundation. 

Featuring Woody Allen, Bernardo Bertolucci, Olivier Assayas, Arnaud Desplechin, John Sayles and Martin Scorsese.

The film was screened on following festivals:

Cannes Film Festival
Liv Ullmann symposium, Oslo
Telluride Int. Film Festival, USA
Bergmanutställning i Los Angeles
Festival Int. de Cine en Morelia, Mexico
Sheffield Doc/Fest
Nordic Film Days, Lübeck
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Cinemateket i Bryssel

Berlin Film Festival
Hong Kong Int. Film Festival
It's All True Int. Docu Film Festival, Brasilien
Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival
Brisbane Film Festival
Cinemania Film Festival, Sofia



Director: Stig Björkman
Editor: Dominika Daubenbuchel
Music: Matti Bye
Producer: Stina Gardell / Mantaray Film
Commissioned by: Ingmar Bergman Foundation

With the support of Martin Scorcese's, World Film Foundation (WFF) & Lars G Lindström, Swedish Film Institute (SFI) & Vera Bonnier, Swedish Television (SVT Kultur)

2010, 50 min