Tystnadent | The Silence

Directed by Ingmar Bergman On the 6th of February

Sweden - 1963 - Color - 95' - Swedish with English subtitles
With Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Jörgen Lindström, Håkan Jahnberg, Jörgen Lindström

Scenario:
Ingmar Bergman
Cinematography:
Sven Nykvist
Editing:
Ulla Ryghe
Music:
Ivan Renliden
Produced by :
AB Svensk Filmindustri
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Synopsis

Anna is traveling with her son Johan and her elder sister Ester who feels badly sick. They take a room in a city whose language they don’t know. Instead of helping her sister out, Anna, still attractive, finds herself a stranger and brings him to the hotel.

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Best Actress (Ingrid Thulin), Best Direction, Best Film, 1964 Swedish Film Awards

“My original idea was to make a film that should obey musical laws, instead of dramaturgical ones. A film acting by association–rhythmically, with themes and counter-themes. As I was putting it together, I thought much more in musical terms than I’d done before.”

Ingmar Bergman, Bergman on Bergman

 

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