You’d be forgiven for expecting something lurid and shameless from Ingmar Bergman’s Summer with Monika after viewing this trailer for the original, dubbed American release. Also: it was based on the Time magazine story “Sin in Sweden”? News to us! (Special thanks for use of this trailer to Haden Guest and the Harvard Film Archive.)
A Sound for Love and Loss: Bo Harwood on A Woman Under the Influence
With just piano and guitar, longtime Cassavetes collaborator Bo Harwood created a score that highlights the melancholy in the director’s acclaimed domestic drama.