The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few years Anna can't stand living in the rural county with the uncouth people. She returns to Uppsala, Henrik stays in the north.
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In 1983 after completing the Oscar winning "Fanny And Alexander", Ingmar Bergman retired from international cinema. Now, after 10 years of writing and reflection, he finds he has "one last story to tell"
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Considered by many to be a spiritual sequel to Fanny och Alexander (1982). Furthermore in a press conference in August 1989, Ingmar Bergman said the film could be seen as related to The Magic Lantern and his semi-autobiographical film Fanny och Alexander. See more
So, you don't want us to go on?
You know I do. I want nothing else. That is all I want.
Theatrical release is edited down from a six-hours miniseries developed for Swedish television. See more
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