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Intermezzo (I) (1936)

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The world famous violinist Holger Brandt comes back to his family after a tour. He and his wife have been married for many years, but their love has gone. Their young daughter gets a new ... See full summary »


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Complete credited cast:
Inga Tidblad ...
Erik 'Bullen' Berglund ...
Impresario Charles Möller (as Bullen Berglund)
Hugo Björne ...
Anders Henrikson ...
Swedish Sailor
Hasse Ekman ...
Åke Brandt (as Hans Ekman)
Britt Hagman ...


The world famous violinist Holger Brandt comes back to his family after a tour. He and his wife have been married for many years, but their love has gone. Their young daughter gets a new piano teacher, Anita Hoffman. Mr. Brandt fall in love with her and together they go on a world tour. But he soon discovers that the feelings for his wife that he thought were dead return. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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24 December 1937 (USA)  »

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Intermezzo  »

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(Peterson Poulsen/AGA Baltic)

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1.37 : 1
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The film was remade a second time as Honeysuckle Rose (1980), starring Willie Nelson. See more »


Remade as Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939) See more »


Symphony No.6 in B Flat, 'Pathétique' Op.74
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Terrific Movie!!
2 April 2001 | by (st. pete, fl usa) – See all my reviews

"Intermezzo"(1939) was Ingrid Bergman's first American film, but it wasn't the first film she made. She had made 6 Swedish films before this original version of "Intermezzo"(1936). This made her a star in her native country. The American remake would make her a star around the world.

It's a unique story of a brilliant violinist, with a sweet loving family, who falls for his accompanist, and the pain it brings to all involved. I haven't seen the American version, but the original is great. The acting is just so natural, just like they were actually living these lives. It's strange to hear Ingrid speaking Swedish, but she laughs and looks like she always did. The best things about this movie is the beautiful soundtrack, the intelligent script, terrific acting, and that cute little girl who played the daughter(I forgot kids were like that). I lucked out finding this video at a lumber store(?), but what a find. If you get the chance to see the original, see it. It's that good!!

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