In a small Swedish town, physician Andreas Vergerus and his wife Karin Vergarus have a loving yet somewhat pedestrian fifteen year marriage which has spawned two now early teen children. ... See full summary »
Max von Sydow
A judge in an unnamed country interviews three actors, together and singly, provoking them while investigating a pornographic performance for which they may face a fine. Their relationships... See full summary »
In the midst of a civil war, former violinists Jan and Eva Rosenberg, who have a tempestuous marriage, run a farm on a rural island. In spite of their best efforts to escape their homeland, the war impinges on every aspect of their lives.
Inventor Carl Åkerblom is a rosy-cheeked 54 year-old admirer of Franz Schubert - and a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to ... See full summary »
The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in ... See full summary »
Max von Sydow
The film shows four women moving in a crowded, closed room to the music of Monteverdi. They represent women living by passing on a role that is passed down to them for generations. Two of ... See full summary »
"The Undefeated Femininity" - a film about Gun Grut Bergman. In September 1949 Ingmar Bergman left his wife and five children, and escaped to Paris with a new woman, Gun Grut. It was the ... See full summary »
Ingmar directed this film, in an eagerly anticipated American debut. I remember it in bits and pieces, but it was superb in every way. I do remember Mary Ann Mobley in an intense scene of hysteria and crying. (I believe she was a mistress). I cannot believe that this one-time masterwork by one of the great directors of all time has vanished. Where is it? I do not recall any other Bergman production created directly for American audiences. Certainly, ANY of his works, even the lesser-received ones, are part of a pantheon of important works by a master. If we can find old material from the same era and reproduce it, however non-perfect, we should be able to study this one. Let's find it.
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