Criterion Collection: Shame/ Skammen (1968) BR


With their nation torn by civil war, classical musicians Eva and Jan Rosenberg (Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow) fled the mainland for a bucolic existence on an island off the coast.

However, the conflict has come to the door of the passive intellectuals, and they find themselves questioning their involvement with each other and the outside world as they’re exploited by both rebels and loyalists.

Ingmar Bergman’s sobering parable co-stars Gunnar Bjornstrand, Birgitta Valberg. 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Swedish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; bonus documentary "A Introduction to Ingmar Bergman" (1968); featurettes. In Swedish with English subtitles.

During civil war, two musicians retreat to a rural island to farm. They are apolitical; a neighbor sometimes gives them a fish; wine is a luxury. They love each other, but there are problems: the war upsets Jan, he is weepy, too sensitive; Eva wants children, he does not. The war suddenly arrives: rebels attack, neighbors die. When the other side restores order, Jan and Eva are arrested as collaborators. After frightening and roughing them up, the local colonel releases them; then he begins appearing at their farmhouse: to talk or to pursue Eva? He gives her money. The rebels return; chaos ensues. Jan becomes violent and murderous; they flee. Can they escape? If so, to what?
Year 年份 1968
Country 國家 Sweden
Director 導演 Ingmar Bergman
region 地區碼 A
format 影音格式 Bluray
Subtitles 字幕 英文
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