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Cries and Whispers - Review


I still remember my first exposure to the work of Ingmar Bergman very vividly: many would find themselves starting with one of his more well-known works like The Seventh Seal or Wild Strawberries but for me that introduction to a masterful body of work was Cries and Whispers. 928 more words

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February 14: Happy Birthday Simon Pegg and John Barrymore

Simon Pegg is celebrating his 47th today.  He began working in British television, as both a writer and an actor, in the mid-nineties.  In 1999, he and actress Juliet Hynes created a sitcom called… 1,245 more words

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Cries and Whispers (1972)

Dir. Ingmar Bergman. Starring Harriet Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann

Cries and Whispers is planted in a middle ground between the theatrical and the cinematic. As a play, it works for the uncanny focus on its primary characters, the rapidly understandable emotions each character holds back, the dramatic moments of pain, the rich setting in absolutely unbelievable color. 1,477 more words


Smiles of a Summer Night

"And then the summer night smiled for the third time."
- Petra the Maid

"For the sad, the depressed, the sleepless,
the confused, the frightened, the lonely."
- Frid the Groom… 56 more words
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