He collaborated with Bergman; Hallstrom, Allen; his compositions were a part of every movie he touched, and left a mark on films that are going to endure in the canon. Legendary cinematographer Svend Nykvist passed away today at age 83 after a long illness, and although he's hardly a household name, he's created images and visions that will endure. Nykvist passed away today after a long struggle with dementia at a nursing home in his native Sweden; he is survived by a son, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren -- as well as a body of work than included Oscar wins for Cries and Whispersand Fanny and Alexander.
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