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The Touch (1971)

Beröringen (original title)
R | | Drama | 14 July 1971 (USA)
A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home. But he is an emotionally scarred man, a Jewish survivor... See full summary »

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A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home. But he is an emotionally scarred man, a Jewish survivor from a concentration camp who found refuge in the U.S.,and, consequently, their relationship will be painfully difficult. Written by h9g

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American actor Elliott Gould was the first non-Scandinavian actor to act in a lead part in an Ingmar Bergman film. See more »

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Referenced in Rip Van Marlowe (2002) See more »

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Liksom en herdinna
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Elliot Gould and Bibi Andersen have an affair.
1 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Obviously meant for the US market starring Gould. Hardly a notable Bergman production, but much above most comparable run of the mill Hollywood production. Is it worth seeing now? For curious viewers and Bergman fans, mostly. Ghee those actors are sexy.


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