SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT (Ingmar Bergman, 1955)

Eighteen-year-old Anne poses an odd question to Fredrik Egerman (Gunnar Björnstrand, elegant), her fortysomething husband, as he tucks her in: “Would you be jealous if Henrik started paying me more attention?” Henrik is lawyer Fredrik’s studious son; the Egermans’ marriage remains unconsummated. So the answer is “Yes.” One-time wolf Fredrik patiently plays the part of […]