Viskningar Och Rop | Cries and Wispers

Directed by Ingmar Bergman On the 8th of February

Sweden - 1972 - Color - 91' - Swedish with English subtitles
With Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann, Anders Ek, Inga Gill, Erland Josephson

Ingmar Bergman (Wood painting)
Sven Nykvist
Siv Lundgren
Chopin (performed by Käbi Laretei) and Bach (performed by Pierre Fournier)
Produced by :
AB Svensk Filmindustrii
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In an isolated rural manor house, Agnes is laying on her deathbed waiting for her final hour. Her two younger sisters Maria and Karin are by her side. But as the personal repressed childhood feelings between the two siblings resurface, Agnes would only find comfort in Anna, her faithful servant.

festival & award


Best Cinematography, 1974 Academy Awards

Technical Grand Prize, 1973 Cannes Film Festival

“Ingmar Bergman’s magnificent, moving and very mysterious new film, Cries and Whispers (..) reduces almost everything else you’re likely to see to the size of a small cinder.”

Vincent Canby, The New York Times