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In this drama written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, Eva, the meek, seemingly complacent wife of a parson, invites her mother, Charlotte, a world famous pianist, to come for a visit, hoping for a reconciliation after a long period of estrangement and virtually no interaction. Instead, long-repressed feelings of rage toward her mother for repeatedly abandoning her as a child begin to surface and finally culminate in a cathartic confrontation between the two women. Liv Ullmann and Ingrid Bergman (in her final movie role) give excellent and emotionally charged performances as Eva and Charlotte.
Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Starring Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Bjork, Georg Lokkeberg, Knut
Wigert, Gunnar Björnstrand.
Video Format: Widescreen
Extra Info: Criterion Collection Color: Color
# of Discs: 1
Country of Origin: Sweden
Original Languages: Swedish
Subtitled Languages: English
Dubbed Languages: English
Region 1 Encoding
Audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie
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