At the stage of his play, aging playwright Henrik is visited by Anna, the young lead, after everybody's gone home. As they interact, Henrik reminisces about and compares Anna to her mother, whom he maintained a sexual relationship with before she died.
Did You Know?
The plan was to rehearse for three weeks and then have Sven Nykvist
film the results. However, the plan quickly went awry with the production beset by problems, mainly because Ingmar Bergman
and his acting troupe simply spent too long agonizing over every line and how to deliver them. See more
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