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What's it called? Cries and whispers [videorecording] = [Viskningar och rop] / a film by Ingmar Bergman.
Who published it? [U.S.] : Criterion Collection/Janus Films, c2001.
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What's it like? 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Yea! More in this series! Criterion collection ; 101
Criterion collection ; 101.
Helpful notes! Originally released as a motion picture in 1972 by Cinematograph AB.
Special feature: Reflections on life, death and love, an interview with Ingmar Bergman by Erland Josephson.
Credits Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Siv Lundgren ; music, Chopin and Bach.
Performers! Liv Ullmann, Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Kari Sylwan.
What's it about? A story of four women's search for spiritual peace. Agnes, a spinster who lives with her housekeeper, is dying of cancer, and is visited one last time by her two sisters, Karin and Maria. These two become entangled in feelings of jealousy, manipulation and selfishness. Yet Agnes, tortured by cancer, is able to transcend her sisters' pettiness to remember moments of staggering beauty as well as horror.
Who'd like this? MPAA rating: R.
Special stuff to know! DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Helpful notes! Swedish with optional English subtitles and optional English-dubbed soundtrack.
Awards! New York Film Critics Award: Best picture, Director, Screenplay and Actress (Liv Ullmann); Academy Award: Best cinematography; National Board of Review: Best director, Best foreign film; National Society of Film Critics: Best screenplay, Best cinematography.
Helpful subjects! Sisters -- Drama.
Cancer -- Drama.
Spirituality -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Foreign films -- Sweden.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Swedish.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Ullmann, Liv.
Andersson, Harriet.
Thulin, Ingrid.
Sylwan, Kari.
Nykvist, Sven.
Lundgren, Siv.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Josephson, Erland, 1923-
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Cinematograph AB (Firm)
Other titles to try! Viskningar och rop
Special numbers! 0780024036
Special numbers! CRI070 Criterion Collection/Janus Films
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