The Bergman Affair

The Bergman Affair

The Ingmar Bergman affair in Sweden involves both facts and implications. As for the fact: was Bergman guilty of tax evasion? why was Bergman hauled away while directing a rehearsal of Strindberg’s Dance of Death at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm? As for the implications: what does the handling of the Bergman case say about the Swedish tax system? about Swedish society after over 40 years of Social Democratic rule?

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