Face to Face 1976

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Face to Face ★★★ Ansikte mot An-sikte 1976

Bergman's harrowing tale of a mental breakdown. Ullmann has a bravura role as a psychiatrist deciding to vacation at her grandparent's house in the country. Once there she begins to experience depression and hallucinations tied to her past with both her mother and grandmother. Her deeply repressed feelings eventually lead to a suicide attempt, which brings some much needed help. Originally a four-hour series made for Swedish TV; subtitled. 136m/C VHS . SW Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Aino Taube-Henrik-son, Sven Lindberg, Kari Sylway, Sif Ruud; D: Ingmar Bergman; W: Ingmar Bergman; C: Sven Nykvist. Golden Globes '77: Foreign Film; L.A. Film Critics '76: Actress (Ullmann), Foreign Film; Natl. Bd. of Review '76: Actress (Ullmann); N.Y. Film Critics '76: Actress (Ullmann). TV