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Smiles of a Summer Night


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Ingmar Bergman's erotic comedy starring Gunnar Bjornstrand, Eva Dahlbeck
Fredrik Egerman, a successful lawyer, has an inhibited teenage bride. When an old flame, the actress Desiree Armfeldt, comes to town, Fredrik decides to see her. But their reunion is marred by the untimely entrance of Count Malcolm, Desire's lover.
Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes in 1955, the film was the inspiration for Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music and Woody Allen's A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy.
In Swedish with English subtitles. (1955) B/W
FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54
Bergman's The Seventh Seal is tomorrow at 12.20am


Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Unknown: Gunnar Bjornstrand
Unknown: Eva Dahlbeck
Unknown: Fredrik Egerman
Unknown: Desiree Armfeldt
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Woody Allen
Fredrik Egerman: Gunnar Bjornstrand
Desiree Armfeldt: Eva Dahlbeck
Anne Egerman: Ulla Jacobsson
Charlotte Malcolm: Margit Carlquist
Petra the maid: Harriet Andersson
Count Malcolm: Jarl Kulle
Frid the groom: Ake Fridell
Henrik Egerman: Bjorn Bjelvenstam
Mrs Armfeldt: Naima Wifstrand
Malla Desirée's maid: Gull Natrop
Actresses: Birgitta Valberg,
Actresses: Bibi Andersson

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Smiles of a Summer Night

BBC Two England, 14 May 1995 0.05

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