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The Best Intentions (1992)

U 07/10/1992 (US) DramaRomance 3h 2m


In this film about Ingmar Bergman's parents, Henrik Bergman is studying for the priesthood and trying to make ends meet when he encounters the lovely, affluent Anna. Despite their social differences, Henrik and Anna fall in love, wed and move to the country. They lead a quiet life as Henrik works as a priest, but it isn't long before the simple people and plain surroundings make Anna long for a more lavish lifestyle, which causes marital stress.

  1. Bille August


  2. Ingmar Bergman


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  1. Samuel Fröler

    Samuel Fröler

    Henrik Bergman

  2. Pernilla August

    Pernilla August

    Anna Bergman

  3. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    Johan Åkerblom

  4. Ghita Nørby

    Ghita Nørby

    Karin Åkerblom

  5. Lennart Hjulström

    Lennart Hjulström


  6. Mona Malm

    Mona Malm

    Alma Bergman

  7. Lena Endre

    Lena Endre

    Frida Strandberg

  8. Keve Hjelm

    Fredrik Bergman

  9. Björn Kjellman

    Björn Kjellman

    Ernst Åkerblom

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The Best Intentions
The Best Intentions

Original Title Den goda viljan

Status Released

Original Language Swedish

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