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Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly is a 1961 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and produced by Allan Ekelund. The film is a three-act "chamber film," in which four family members act as mirrors for each other. It is the first of many Bergman films to be shot on the island of Fårö. Fårö is part of Gotland, the largest island in Sweden. The title is from a Biblical passage. The Swedish title literally means As in a Mirror which is how the passage reads in a 1917 Swedish translation of the Bible. Bergman described Through a Glass Darkly as a “chamber film,” an allusion both to the chamber plays of Strindberg and to chamber music in general. In line w ... more on Wikipedia

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