Rialto Pictures has acquired U.S. and Canadian theatrical rights to “Ingrid Bergman – In Her Own Words,” a feature-length documentary tribute to the international movie icon. Rialto has licensed the title from Paris-based Pretty Pictures. The film had its world premiere in the Cannes Classics section earlier this year and will hit the New York Film Festival in October.
“In Her Own Words” features never-before-seen home movies alongside Bergman’s personal notes, letters and diaries to create an intimate portrait of one of the most acclaimed film actresses of all time. Interviewees include Bergman’s four children — Isabella Rossellini, Ingrid Rossellini, Roberto Rossellini and Pia Lindström) — Fiorella Mariani, Liv Ullmann, Sigourney Weaver and Jeanine Basinger, with narration provided by Swedish actress Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”).