The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Director:

Writers:

, (as Steven Gethers)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Anastasia (1956)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.

Director: Anatole Litvak
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes
Hedda Gabler (TV Movie 1962)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A scheming woman marries a nice but dimwitted intellectual out of convenience. She hears that her old lover is back in town. She decides to destroy his life, jealous of his love affair with another.

Director: Alex Segal
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson
Cactus Flower (1969)
Certificate: M Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife.

Director: Gene Saks
Stars: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn
The Human Voice (TV Movie 1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A monologue of a woman talking on the phone with her longterm lover who is about to marry another girl.

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Stars: Ingrid Bergman
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Merediths move to an isolated farm. Mrs. Meredith and the neighbour Will Cade become friends and anticipate becoming lovers.

Director: Guy Green
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver
Indiscreet (1958)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen
Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Lena Bergström works in an office and is unhappily in love with her boss, Johan Borg. She decides to quit. Borg's wife won't have any children, and when she becomes pregnant she has an ... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Edgren
Stars: Lars Hanson, Karin Kavli, Victor Sjöström
Autumn Sonata (1978)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A married daughter who longs for her mother's love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A simple young woman helps eccentric old countess deal with her old age and she introduces the young woman to a world of upper class society.

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Stars: Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer
Coming Home (1978)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.

Director: Hal Ashby
Stars: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Sen. Durward
...
...
...
Lou Kaddar / Narrator
...
...
Morris Meyerson
...
Ariel
Anthony Bate ...
Sir Stuart Ross
...
Stampler
Bruce Boa ...
Mr. Macy
David de Keyser ...
...
...
Louis Mahoney ...
Journalist
Edit

Storyline

The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Golda Meir  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Producer Harve Bennett and actor Leonard Nimoy were both in Israel working on this film when they began preparation for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). See more »

Quotes

Golda Meir: I'll know when the time comes to say it.
See more »

Crazy Credits

This picture is based on fact. Certain characters and incidents have been changed in the interest of dramatization. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.65 (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliantly Told
26 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"A Woman Called Golda" is an excellent film, brilliantly told by her spokeswoman and Golda herself. It is a long film, being a miniseries, but there isn't one boring moment in the whole film. Ingrid Bergman, I so admired, as far as her acting goes, preferred to work on this film even though she was in a great deal of pain from the cancer that was ravaging her body at the time. I believe the film goes into almost every aspect of Golda's life and tells of everything she did to obtain peace for Palestine. She was always there whenever the people needed her even after her retirement - always raring to go, always ready to work to make peace. Ingrid Bergman was supreme in her role as Golda because, I feel, she was Swedish and she was playing the part of a Russian woman - in fact, she even looked exactly like Golda Meir. Excellent film and Ingrid Bergman won an Emmy for her performance posthumously. Hope you take the time to watch this one. A good family film that anyone can learn from.


28 of 35 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD art03
Discuss A Woman Called Golda (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?