STOCKHOLM, Sweden Ingmar Bergman says he is finished making films and isn't even moved by his own work anymore.
"I have left the branch of butchery and whoring,'' the 82-year-old director said in an interview Friday in the tabloid Expressen. "It feels as if a very distant cousin has done all that.''
The director of such classics as "The Seventh Seal'' said he will continue to stage plays.
Bergman said he still watches a film every day at 3 p.m. when he is home, choosing from about 4,500 videos and focusing on Swedish films, especially silent movies.
His last film was "Fanny and Alexander'' in 1982. He recently staged Friedrich Schiller's play "Mary Stuart'' for the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm and is preparing to direct a radio play by Henrik Ibsen. He also is writing a play for radio or television.
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