• Sweden
  • 1949
  • 99 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • Swedish
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An orchestra violinist’s dreams of becoming a celebrated soloist and fears of his own mediocrity get in the way of his marriage to the patient, caring Marta. Played out to the music of Beethoven, Ingmar Bergman’s To Joy is a heartbreaking tale of one man’s inability to overcome the demons standing in the way of his happiness.

Cast

Stig ErikssonStig Olin
Marta OlssonMaj-Britt Nilsson
MarcelBirger Malmsten
Mikael BroJohn Ekman
Nelly BroMargit Carlquist
SonderbyVictor Sjöström

Credits

DirectorIngmar Bergman
ProducerAllan Ekelund
ScreenplayIngmar Bergman
CinematographyGunnar Fischer
EditingOscar Rosander
Set designerNils Svenwall

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