The pretentious critic Cornelius is writing a biography on a famous cellist and to do some research he goes to stay in his house for a few days. He doesn't manage to get an interview with the man, but by talking to all the women who live with him, he comes to learn a lot about the musician's private life none the less. Cornelius then decides to use this information and tries to blackmail the cellist into performing a composition that he, Cornelius, has written.
Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>
Ingmar Bergman hurls the darts of satire...and aims at life!
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Intended to be a parody of Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini who Bergman admired. See more
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