Cries And Whispers (1972)

INGMAR BERGMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Viskningar Och Rop Sweden, 1972.  Cinematograph AB, Svenska Filminstitutet. Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman.  Cinematography by Sven Nyvkist. Produced by Ingmar Bergman, Lars-Owe Carlberg.  Production Design by Marik Vos-Lundh.  Costume Design by Marik Vos-Lundh.  Film Editing by Siv Lundgren.  Academy Awards 1973.  National Board of Review Awards 1973.  New York Film Critics Awards 1972.  …

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The Celebration

BBBBB (out of 5) Original title:  Festen Brilliant Dogma film about a turbulent family reunion, shot with handheld cameras on video and then transferred to film, fraught with tension with a capital T.  When the son of the family patriarch reveals at the beginning of the reunion weekend that his father sexually abused him and his…

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