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Author: Ingmar BergmanIngrid ThulinGunnel LindblomBirger MalmstenHåkan JahnbergAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, 2003.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 211.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : SwedishView all editions and formats
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"Traveling home by train through a country seemingly on the brink of war, two sisters--the sickly, intellectual Ester and the sensual, pragmatic Anna--along with Anna's young son, Johan, are forced to disembark in an unknown city in order for Ester to rest. Attempting to cope with their alien surroundings, the sisters resort to their personal vices while vying for Johan's affection, and in so doing sabotage what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, Swedish
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ingmar Bergman; Ingrid Thulin; Gunnel Lindblom; Birger Malmsten; Håkan Jahnberg; Jorgen Lindstrom; Sven Nykvist; Ulla Ryghe; Svensk filmindustri.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 0780027043 9780780027046
Language Note: In Swedish or English-dubbed soundtrack with optional English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 52924328
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Special features: new high-definition transfer of the original, uncensored Swedish version, with restored image and sound; exploring the film: video discussion with Ingmar Bergman biographer Peter Cowie; poster gallery for the trilogy films; essay by film scholar Leo Braudy; original U.S. theatrical trailer; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
Credits: Photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Ulla Ryghe.
Cast: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten, Håkan Jahnberg, Jorgen Lindström.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 211.
Other Titles: Tystnaden
Responsibility: AB Svensk Filmindustri ; a film by Ingmar Bergman.

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"Traveling home by train through a country seemingly on the brink of war, two sisters--the sickly, intellectual Ester and the sensual, pragmatic Anna--along with Anna's young son, Johan, are forced to disembark in an unknown city in order for Ester to rest. Attempting to cope with their alien surroundings, the sisters resort to their personal vices while vying for Johan's affection, and in so doing sabotage what little remains of their ambiguous relationship."--Container.
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