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Competition: Win the Classic Bergman 5 disc box set on Blu-ray *closed*

Thanks to the home entertainment team at Artificial Eye, we have THREE Blu-ray copies of the upcoming Classic Bergman 5 disc box set (released on 28 May) to give away to our world cinema-loving. The box set includes five Bergman classics: It Rains on our Love, A Ship Bound for India, Sawdust and Tinsel, Dreams and So Close to Life. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at facebook.com/CineVueUK or follow us @CineVue.

The acclaimed Swedish director Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) is one of Europe’s most accomplished and influential filmmakers. His body of work, which insightfully examined the inner aspects of the human condition, stands as one of the most celebrated and respected in the history of cinema. This 5 disc set contains a selection of masterful films which cover two decades of his work, charting the refinement of the unique filmmaking style that won him international acclaim. Extra features include the documentaries ‘Men and Bergman’ and ‘Women and Bergman’.

It Rains on our Love (1946)
Maggi and David decide to start a new life together, leaving a troubled past behind them. However, will their love be strong enough to overcome circumstance and human intervention?

A Ship Bound for India (1947)
Sailor Johannes falls in love with his father’s mistress, Sally, heading to a fight between father and son that will bring the family to a tragic end.

Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
In a small, run down circus company, a wide variety of human feelings are exhibited day by its participants. The result is a performance, never to be forgotten.

Dreams (1955)
Suzanne, a fashion director, and Doris, her muse, go to Gothenburg for a photo shot. There, each meets up with her men and each is interrupted by another woman.

So Close to Life (1958)
Three women meet at a maternity ward. Soon they find themselves united by tragic experiences, and a strange bond grows between them.

To be in with a chance of winning one of THREE Blu-ray copies of Classic Bergman, just answer the following simple question.

How many times did Ingmar Bergman win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film during his sixty year filmmaking career?

a) One
b) Three
c) Five

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Bergman’), answer and postal address in the comment box provided.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: facebook.com/CineVueUK and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

The Classic Bergman 5 disc box set is available to own on Blu-ray and DVD from 28 May.

The competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 31 May, 2012.

Daniel Green

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• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
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• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.