• Director-Screenwriter

    Mia Hansen-Løve

  • Producers

    Charles Gillibert

  • With

    Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska

  • France-Belgium-Germany-Sweden 2021. 112min

  • UK Distribution

    MUBI

  • Language

    English

Vicky Krieps and Tim Roth are ‘Chris’ and ‘Tony’, a couple on a summer retreat to Fårö, the Swedish island home of Ingmar Berman. Both are filmmakers hoping to make progress on their respective scripts; Tony is also giving talks on his own films. He works with ease, while Chris’ process is more reflexive, personal. She’s initially stymied by writing in Bergman’s home and sleeping in the room where Scenes from a Marriage was shot invites her to reflection on her own relationship. But a new screenplay idea soon emerges and Hansen-Løve opens up a second parallel story – Chris’ fictional one; Mia Wasikowska plays a young American filmmaker who attends a wedding on Fårö, looking to reconnect with her first love (Anders Danielsen Lie). The result is a clever Russian-doll narrative, sumptuously realised by Hansen-Løve and her stellar cast.

Tricia Tuttle

See the Screen Talk with actor Anders Danielsen Lie on Saturday 9 October.

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