Summer Interlude / Sommarlek

Summer Interlude / Sommarlek

Director Ingmar Bergman / Sweden/1951/Black and White/96’/Swedish

Director Ingmar BergmanScreenplayIngmar Bergman, Herbert Grevenius Producer Allan Ekelund DoPGunnar FischerEditor Oscar Rosander Music Erik Nordgren Cast Maj Britt Nilson, Briger Malmsten

Marie (Nilsson) is a successful but emotionally distant prima ballerina in her late twenties. During a problem-filled dress rehearsal day for a production she is unexpectedly sent the diary of her first love, Henrik. With the cancellation of the dress rehearsal until the evening Marie takes a boat across to the island where she conducted her relationship with Henrik and remembers their playful and carefree relationship. Marie decides to let David read Henrik’s diary and then open up to him. The film concludes during the successful first performance where we see Marie meeting David who is now more understanding of Marie’s past

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