Private Confessions
aka Enskilda samtal
First screened in September 2014
Director: Liv Ullmann. Cast: Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Thomas Hanzon, Samuel Fröler, Gunnel Fred, Hans Alfredson. Screenplay: Ingmar Bergman.

Twitter Capsule: Dissolves initial impression of familiar Nordic drama, putting desire, deception, and faith through new turns.

VOR:   Valuable as an acting showcase, especially for August and von Sydow. Archivally important, too, as a late Bergman script and complement to the better-known Best Intentions.

Photo © 1996 SVT Drama, © 1999 Kino International

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Chicago International Film Festival: Best Actress (August)

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