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Summer Interlude

Summer Interlude

(Sommarlek)

Sweden 1950 15+ 95min.
  • Drama

Marie is a student at the Opera Ballet School, and she observes a young timid student, Henrik, who seems to admire her. During summer vacation they meet on a boat trip, fall in love, and spend wonderful weeks together. Henrik dies in an accident, however, and Marie fall into an affair with her old uncle, Erland.

Ten years later, Marie has become a prima ballerina. Before an opening night she receives Henrik’s diary. After quarreling with her present lover, David, a journalist, she travels to the summer cottage where she recalls the time with Henrik. She returns to the ballet and gives the diary to David that he may understand her better. The memories have purged her life of the darkness it has been in these ten years, and she now looks forward to life with David.

Ingmar Bergman Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin, Georg Funkquist, Mimi Pollack, Annalisa Ericson, Stig Olin
Ingmar Bergman,
Herbert Grevenius
Gunnar Fischer
Erik Nordgren
Oscar Rosander