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Cries and Whispers (1972)

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Original title: Viskningar och rop


DVD Release Date
• R1: Jun 19, 2001

Running Time
1 hour, 46 minutes

Country Sweden

Studio New World, Swedish Film Production

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Other Titles
• Cries and Whispers (1972)
• Viskningar och rop (1972)

• Sussurri e grida (1972)



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Genre: Drama, Tear Jerker, Marriage, Experimental

Tagline: A haunting and shattering film experience.

Plot: Ingmar Bergman's acclaimed drama, which deals with the fractured relationships between three sisters, is set in a vast turn-of-the-century manor house where unidentified voices are continually whispering and mingle with a dying woman’s cries of pain. Karin and Maria (played by Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullmann, respectively) have come to stay with their sister Agnes (Harriet Andersson), who is suffering from cancer, during the final stretch of her illness. Attending to Agnes is her faithful maid Anna (Kari Sylwan), who, in spite of her apparent social inferiority, is the only one who remains steadfast and dauntless until the very end--the two other women, plagued by guilt, loneliness, and jealousy of one another, are unable to offer assistance or even sympathy in their sister’s hour of need. Lauded often for its innovative stylistic elements (such as flashbacks introduced by a fade to red--a color that dominates the picture as a whole--and extreme, expressive close-ups of the actresses’ faces), CRIES AND WHISPERS features sumptuous period costume design and stunning photography by longtime Bergman cinematographer Sven Nykvist.

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 Directed by
Ingmar Bergman
The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries, Fanny and Alexander
 Written by
Ingmar Bergman
Faithless, The Best Intentions, Bergmanova sonata
 Cast
Liv Ullmann
Persona, A Bridge Too Far, Autumn Sonata
Harriet Andersson
Dogville, Through a Glass Darkly, Smiles of a Summer Night
Kari Sylwan
Face to Face
Ingrid Thulin
Wild Strawberries, The Silence, Winter Light
Anders Ek
The Seventh Seal, Gycklarnas afton, Hallo Baby
Inga Gill
The Seventh Seal, Djävulens öga
Erland Josephson
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Prospero's Books, Offret / Sacrifice
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