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Release Date:
26 October 1954 (USA) See more »
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The most INTIMATE love story ever told See more »
Plot:
While waiting for the night rehearsal of the ballet Swan Lake, the lonely twenty-eight year-old ballerina Marie receives a diary through the mail... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
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Heart-warming honesty and sweet romance mark this film. See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Maj-Britt Nilsson ... Marie
Birger Malmsten ... Henrik
Alf Kjellin ... David Nyström
Annalisa Ericson ... Kaj, ballet dancer
Georg Funkquist ... Uncle Erland
Stig Olin ... Ballet Master
Mimi Pollak ... Mrs. Calwagen, Henrik's aunt
Renée Björling ... Aunt Elisabeth
Gunnar Olsson ... The Priest
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Emmy Albiin ... Uncle Erland's faithful old servant (uncredited)
Gerd Andersson ... Ballet dancer (uncredited)
John Botvid ... Karl, janitor at the (uncredited)
Ernst Brunman ... The captain (uncredited)
Julia Cæsar ... Maja, dresser (uncredited)
Eskil Eckert-Lundin ... Orchestrator at the theatre (uncredited)
Carl-Axel Elfving ... Man delievering flowers to Marie (uncredited)
Douglas Håge ... Nisse, janitor at the Opera (uncredited)
Torsten Lilliecrona ... Ljus-Pelle (uncredited)
Sten Mattsson ... Sailor on the boat (uncredited)
Olav Riégo ... The doctor (uncredited)
Monique Roeger ... Ballet dancer (uncredited)
Marianne Schüler ... Ballet dancer (uncredited)
Gun Skoogberg ... Stand-in for (uncredited)
Göte Stergel ... Ballet dancer (uncredited)
Carl Ström ... Sandell (uncredited)
Gösta Ström ... Karlsson, at the theatre (uncredited)
Fylgia Zadig ... Nurse (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ingmar Bergman 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ingmar Bergman 
Herbert Grevenius 

Produced by
Allan Ekelund .... producer
 
Original Music by
Erik Nordgren 
Bengt Wallerström (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Gunnar Fischer 
 
Film Editing by
Oscar Rosander 
 
Production Design by
Nils Svenwall 
 
Makeup Department
Carl M. Lundh .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Gösta Ström .... unit manager
 
Sound Department
Sven Hansen .... sound
Sven Rudestedt .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Aaby Wedin .... sound (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Huch .... still photographer (uncredited)
Bengt Järnmark .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Rune Andréasson .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eskil Eckert-Lundin .... conductor (as E. Eckert Lundin)
 
Other crew
Ingegerd Ericsson .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Sol-Britt Norlander .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sommarlek" - Sweden (original title)
"Illicit Interlude" - USA
"Summerplay" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
96 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Finland:S | Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1994) | USA:Not Rated

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Marie:I'd like to cry all this week and next. Cry away all my shabbiness and all the wasted time. Funny... I can't seem to cry. If I really search inside myself I'm actually... happy!See more »
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18 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Heart-warming honesty and sweet romance mark this film., 10 July 2000
Author: (katana@clear.net.nz) from Auckland, New Zealand

I watched this movie and was transported, both in transports of delight, and mentally transported back to Sweden, where I had a brief but intense love-affair.

The scenes with the two young lovers, meeting and playing on the lake, with the little boat, with the dog, "Squabble", picking berries, were so finely drawn on screen, they could have been transcribed from my memories...

Cinema can be magic, and cinema like this can make one's life more wonder-filled.

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