Through a Glass Darkly (Såsom i en spegel)

  • Dir: Ingmar Bergman

  • Sweden, 1960, 89min, DCP

  • Cast: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgard

The first of Bergman’s “Silence of God” Trilogy on faith and its loss. Recuperating on a remote island, Karin drifts in and out of lucidity as her father, husband and brother fail to save her from descending into the abyss of mental illness. The intense gaze of Harriet Andersson looks nowhere to find love but deep into a soul tortured by the disintegration of family and the intangibility of God’s presence. If God is love, can Karin find her resurrection?

1962 Academy Awards, Best Foreign Language Film

Screening:

Note

1. Unless otherwise stated, all films (except English-speaking films) are subtitled in English.

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