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The Human Voice (1966)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  4 May 1967 (USA)
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A monologue of a woman talking on the phone with her longterm lover who is about to marry another girl.

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Bergman also had recorded an audio LP record version of this play for release on Caedmon in 1960. See more »

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Version of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) See more »

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Brilliant! Excellent!
2 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The Human Voice can probably be counted as Ingrid Bergman's best dramatic performance along with Autumn Sonata. The excellence of her performance cannot be very well expressed in words - it's better experienced. It is only possible for an actress of her calibre to portray varying emotions like utter frustration to immense love to sheer anger and all that at times within a single sentence!

As rightly put in another comment, facts like it being a play with only a single actor or that the same backdrop is used throughout does not matter, because Ingrid never lets your attention waver. She mesmerizes one & all with sheer brilliance.

Absolute recommended!


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