About

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a seemingly sympathetic Elisabeth and finds that her own personality is being submerged into Elisabeth's persona.

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Directed by

Ingmar Bergman

Written by

Ingmar Bergman (Screenplay)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

Sweden

Language

Swedish

Tagline

One of the ten greatest films of all time.

Cast

Keywords

dream nurse violence silence betrayal psychiatry institution patient confession submerged medical drama

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Lists

#194 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#19 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#71 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

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