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Ingmar Bergman, 80 mins, Sweden, 1966, Swedish with English Subtitles, Digitally restored, Digital Betacam, B&W. Courtesy: Chapel Distribution. Print Courtesy: Accent Film Entertainment

persona
Persona
Liv Ullmann and Bibi Andersson are masterful in Ingmar Bergman's surreal examination of the symbiotic relationship between two women set in a remote summer house.

Alma is a young, soon to be wed nurse who is employed to care for Elisabeth Vogler, a famous actress who has fallen silent. Their relationship deepens when they spend the summer alone, and before long, Alma descends into a trance, racked with Elisabeth's thoughts and fears.

Unreal visions purvey throughout Bergman's classic film within a film, that plays like a cinematic fever dream.

Dates   Sun 14 Oct 2007, 7pm
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