The Seal on the Seventh Art: Bergman and the Fårö Island


  • Leonardo Mercatanti University of Palermo



Ingmar Bergman, Fårö Island, Film-induced Tourism


Over the past two decades, the link between culture, economy and local development has been growing. Film-induced tourism is a phenomenon that has only recently been created, sometimes unintentionally, thanks to television programs or films that have expressed a growing bond between the narrated events and the land or environment. The aim of this paper is to examine the case of a movie tourism proposal relates to film productions out of date, although very important in the past. We discuss the relation between film-induced tourism and the work of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, with specific reference to some of his films in his beloved island of Fårö.


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How to Cite

Mercatanti, L. (2015). The Seal on the Seventh Art: Bergman and the Fårö Island. Almatourism - Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 6(4), 93–101.