His movies are a must-see for mass communication students in general and film students in particular. Not without reason: his ability to convey with huge impact deep emotions was extraordinary. His movies are a permanent fixture in most film festivals.
Three Oscars out of 9 nominations; over 40 directorial ventures in a career spanning over 60 years is no mean achievement.
One reason I like Bergman movies is because many of them have the common theme of human relationships. Aspirations have a way of bonding lives. The twists and turns these lives endure play their own angelic or deathly roles.
Bergman movies have intense impacts. Through a glass darkly, for example, is a haunting medical movie.
Bergman is not around, but his movies will live on forever.