• Director

    Ingmar Bergman

  • With

    Victor Sjöström, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

  • Sweden 1957. 92min

  • Digital

  • Certificate

    PG

  • English subtitles

An elderly scientist (Sjöström, superb) drives with his daughter-in-law from Stockholm to Lund to receive an honorary award; disturbed by a dream he had before setting out, he looks back over his life, revisiting key moments in an attempt to understand himself – and his family – better. One of Bergman’s greatest and warmest films, this prototype road movie travels through both space and time.

Also available on BFI Player