Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. She appears zealous in her faith and steadfast in her search for truth, but gradually her delusions surface. Andreas and Anna pursue a love affair, but he is unable to overcome his feelings of deep humiliation and remains disconnected. Meanwhile, the island community is victimized by an unknown person committing acts of animal cruelty. Written by
Nancy Dowling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Originates from the same working material as The Lie
(1970), both with Erland Josephson as Elis Vergérus. See more
I try to busy myself with things I believe in. To live in line with some form of truth.
How do you know which is right?
People feel what is true and what is right. We fail, but I think we should strive for spiritual perfection.
Do you often fail?
I have not failed in what's most important: living in a relationship with the man I was married to. Andreas. Do you know why I didn't fail? Because we lived in harmony, because we were truthful and honest. We believed in each other. If I'd treated ...