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Waiting Women (1952)
"Kvinnors väntan" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  11 July 1961 (USA)
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Rakel, Marta, Karin and Annette are married to four brothers. While waiting in a summer cottage for their husbands to come home, they tell each other stories about their marriages. Rakel ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Anita Björk ...
Rakel
Eva Dahlbeck ...
Karin
Maj-Britt Nilsson ...
Marta
Birger Malmsten ...
Martin Lobelius
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Fredrik Lobelius
Karl-Arne Holmsten ...
Eugen Lobelius
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Kaj
Aino Taube ...
Annette (as Aino Taube-Henrikson)
Håkan Westergren ...
Paul Lobelius
Gerd Andersson ...
Maj
Björn Bjelfvenstam ...
Henrik Lobelius (as Björn Bjelvenstam)
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Rakel, Marta, Karin and Annette are married to four brothers. While waiting in a summer cottage for their husbands to come home, they tell each other stories about their marriages. Rakel tells about the time she had an affair and confronted her husband with it. Marta's story is about how she at first refused to marry and had her child by herself. Karin tells about what happened when one time she and her husband got stuck in an elevator together. While the women tell their stories, Marta's younger sister Maj is planning to elope. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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The love affairs of three women - marital...premarital...and one marvelous surprise!

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Seldom seen Bergman jewel
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See it. Lyrical, beautifully shot, quietly hilarious in spots, this film is seldom screened. Perhaps more than his better-known works, this film showcases Bergman's love of women. Bjork, Dahlbeck and especially Nilsson are adoringly photographed; this is passionate young Bergman. A delight.


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