- UK PRESS
L.A. Weekly: It'll be intriguing to see how a full-fledged film of the production will transform. If it's got just a teensy bit of the sheer invention and vitality of this version, it oughtta be a triumph.
Film Radar: The dreamlike nature of the story should translate well to the screen...
Cinedelphia: A remarkable musical and a memorable experience thanks to Sparks, and the L.A. Film Fest. I’m excited at the prospects of having a new favorite film in the near future.
Huffington Post: The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman is a one-of-a-kind entertainment. Love listening to it, loved it live, can't wait to see the film version.
Slant Magazine: ...Sparks make a convincing argument that the subsequent film—which will undoubtedly screen at a future Los Angeles Film Festival—will be an intensely fascinating product from a group of offbeat talents. It's a collaboration the real Bergman would have smiled upon.
L.A. Record: The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman is a work of genius.
“This is a bold, major work – as compelling and original as anything in their brilliant career”
- The Guardian
“It’s hard to think of a braver act. Fearlessly brilliant, brilliantly fearless.”
- The Evening Standard
“An alluringly barmy and glamorous affair; a fascinating folly from two endearingly inventive oddballs. A classic dark fairytale”
- The Times
“The marriage of music and lyrics is flawless”
“Funny, tragic, frightening and thoughtful, all at once. Sharply scripted and scored with scrupulous intelligence. It may well turn out to be the pinnacle of Sparks’ career”
- The Independent
“An engrossing and enriching piece”
- Independent On Sunday
“A genuinely exciting piece of music, awe-inspiring, completely brilliant”
- The Word
“The Seduction Of Ingmar Bergman, is their greatest work”
“The Seduction” underlines Sparks’ greatness and importance. A classic dark fairytale”
- Record Collector