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The Passion of Anna (1969)

R 05/28/1970 (US) Drama 1h 41m

Man is the king of beasts...


Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. She appears zealous in her faith and steadfast in her search for truth, but gradually her delusions surface. Andreas and Anna pursue a love affair, but he is unable to overcome his feelings of deep humiliation and remains disconnected. Meanwhile, the island community is victimized by an unknown person committing acts of animal cruelty.

  1. Ingmar Bergman

    Director, Writer

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  1. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    Andreas Winkelman

  2. Liv Ullmann

    Liv Ullmann

    Anna Fromm

  3. Bibi Andersson

    Bibi Andersson

    Eva Vergerus

  4. Erland Josephson

    Erland Josephson

    Elis Vergerus

  5. Erik Hell

    Erik Hell

    Johan Andersson

  6. Sigge Fürst

    Sigge Fürst


  7. Svea Holst

    Verner's Wife (uncredited)

  8. Annicka Kronberg


  9. Hjördis Petterson

    Hjördis Petterson

    Johan's Sister (uncredited)

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The Passion of Anna
The Passion of Anna

Original Title En passion

Status Released

Original Language Swedish

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