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Kvinnors väntan (1952)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 11 July 1961 (USA)
The four wives of four brothers share stories of their marriages as they each wait for their husbands in a small, secluded cottage.

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Rakel
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Karin
Maj-Britt Nilsson ...
Marta
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Martin Lobelius
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Fredrik Lobelius
Karl-Arne Holmsten ...
Eugen Lobelius
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Kaj
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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! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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(Marta är) Ett rosende träd
Composed by Erik Nordgren (1952)
Lyrics written by Ingmar Bergman (1952)
Sung by Birger Malmsten
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Seldom seen Bergman jewel
22 November 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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