Autumn Sonata

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Autumn Sonata ★★★ Hostsonaten 1978

Nordic family strife as famed concert pianist Bergman is reunited with a daughter she has not seen in years. Bergman's other daughter suffers from a degenerative nerve disease and had been institutionalized until her sister brought her home. Now the three women settle old scores, and balance the needs of their family. Excellent performance by Bergman in her last feature film. 97m/C VHS, DVD . SW Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Halvar Bjork, Lena Nyman, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Erland Josephson; D: Ingmar Bergman; W: Ingmar Bergman; C: Sven Nykvist. Golden Globes '79: Foreign Film; Natl. Bd. of Review '78: Actress (Bergman), Director (Bergman); N.Y. Film Critics '78: Actress (Bergman); Natl. Soc. Film Critics '78: Actress (Bergman).