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Five conversations frame a flawed marriage in this film written by Ingmar Bergman about his parents. Guilt-ridden wife Anna (Pernilla August) divulges an extramarital affair to a priest, her uncle Jacob (Max von Sydow). He presses her to confess her sins to her husband, Henrik. As the film moves back and forth in time, the notion of truth is tested. Tomas, the lover, and Henrik will find that Anna's confessions do not absolve anyone, and have the power to inflict more pain.

  1. Liv Ullmann

    Director

  2. Ingmar Bergman

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Pernilla August

    Pernilla August

    Anna

  2. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    Jacob

  3. Samuel Fröler

    Samuel Fröler

    Henrik

  4. Anita Björk

    Anita Björk

    Karin Åkerblom

  5. Thomas Hanzon

    Thomas Hanzon

    Tomas Egerman

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Private Confessions
Private Confessions

Facts

Original Title Enskilda samtal

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 1, 1997
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Swedish

Runtime 3h 16m

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