Wild Strawberries

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Directed by Ingmar Bergman.
With Victor Sjoström, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andresson.
Sweden, 1957, 35mm, black & white, 97 min.
Swedish with English subtitles.

One of Bergman’s most celebrated films, Wild Strawberries recounts the story of an elderly professor (played by Scandinavian-cinema veteran Victor Sjoström) who returns to his alma mater to receive an honorary doctorate. During the journey, haunting visions of his childhood and memories of a youthful love affair are rekindled by an encounter with a young hitchhiker. Bibi Andersson, who appeared in numerous Bergman films, plays the double role of the modern girl and the lost love from the fields of wild strawberries.

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The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman