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The Touch (1971)
"Beröringen" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  14 July 1971 (USA)
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A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home. But he is an emotionally scarred man, a Jewish survivor... See full summary »

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A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home. But he is an emotionally scarred man, a Jewish survivor from a concentration camp who found refuge in the U.S.,and, consequently, their relationship will be painfully difficult. Written by h9g

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The Touch is the total expression of love.

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SEK 730,950 (Sweden)
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Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman's first English language film. Promotional tag-lines emphasized this by stating "Ingmar Bergman's first English language motion picture". Bergman's second film in English would be Das Schlangenei (1977), a movie that is sometimes erroneously referred to being Bergman's first film in English. See more »

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Elliot Gould and Bibi Andersen have an affair.
1 September 1999 | by (Montréal) – See all my reviews

Obviously meant for the US market starring Gould. Hardly a notable Bergman production, but much above most comparable run of the mill Hollywood production. Is it worth seeing now? For curious viewers and Bergman fans, mostly. Ghee those actors are sexy.


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