Doco streaming service i-wonder has some interesting movie nostalgia titles for film buffs this month.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without taking in a classic movie or two, but how much do you know about those cinematic masterpieces that have stood the test of time? From Ingrid Bergman through to Orson Welles and Charlie Chaplin, iwonder has pulled together a collection of award-winners, critically-claimed documentaries and biopics taking an in-depth look at some of the silver screen’s most influential figures, along with the art of cinema itself.
Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words
An Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival, through never-before-seen private footage, notes, letters, diaries and interviews with her children, Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words presents a personal portrait and captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most beloved and celebrated actresses of American cinema.
The Eyes of Orson Welles
Granted exclusive access to hundreds of private drawings and paintings by Orson Welles, in this Cannes Film Festival winning documentary, filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of this legendary director and actor, to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.
Chaplin in Bali
In 1932, Charlie Chaplin, in the middle of a professional crisis, decides to go on a trip to Bali with his brother Sydney, in search of peace and inspiration. Following the journey Chaplin was able to overcome his fear of talking movies, going on to direct some of his greatest successes.This Bali International Film Festival award-winning documentary provides a glimpse into this turning point in Chaplin’s life.