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Scenes from a Marriage (1974)

Scener ur ett äktenskap (original title)
TV-PG | | Drama | 15 September 1974 (USA)
Scenes from a Marriage chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners.

Director:

Ingmar Bergman

Writer:

Ingmar Bergman
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Cast overview:
Liv Ullmann ... Marianne
Erland Josephson ... Johan
Bibi Andersson ... Katarina
Gunnel Lindblom ... Eva
Jan Malmsjö ... Peter
Rossana Mariano Rossana Mariano ... Eva, 12
Anita Wall ... Fru Palm, Journalist
Lena Bergman Lena Bergman ... Karin
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Scenes From a Marriage, is by far, Bergman's greatest creation. Following 2 characters, Marianne and Johan, the film, in typical Bergman exquisite style, examines ontological questions of love, loneliness, being and what it means to be 'fulfilled'. As with all of Betgman's films, 'Scenes From a Marriage', is not simply a narrative about a married couple and their 'ups and downs'. Bergman, successfully probes into what it means and feels like to need the love and/or security, validation of another person and the consequences of life-changing decisions. It is a must-see, from the greatest film maker there has ever been.

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Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

15 September 1974 (USA) See more »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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Ranked number 92 non-English-speaking film in the critics' poll conducted by the BBC in 2018. See more »

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