Smiles of a Summer Night

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Smiles of a Summer Night ★★★ ½ Sommarnattens Leende 1955

The best known of Bergman's rare comedies; sharp satire about eight Swedish aristocrats who become romantically and comically intertwined over a single weekend. Inspired Sondheim's successful Broadway musical “A Little Night Music,” and Woody Allen's “A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy.” In Swedish with English subtitles. 110m/B VHS, DVD . SW Gunnar Bjornstrand, Harriet Andersson, Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Jarl Kulle, Margit Carlquist; D: Ingmar Bergman; W: Ingmar Bergman.

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