Sawdust and Tinsel
Aging circus performer Albert (Åke Grönberg) angers his mistress (Harriet Andersson) when he visits his estranged wife, triggering a roundelay of sexual betrayal and emotional anguish in this early Ingmar Bergman classic. Reviled by critics upon its release, the film is now regarded as an essential Bergman work, highlighted by a legendary flashback in which Albert recalls a clown who finds his wife swimming nude before a crowd of soldiers.
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Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
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Swedish: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by Bergman scholar Peter Cowie; video introduction by Ingmar Bergman from 2003; essay by critic John Simon; an appreciation by filmmaker Catherine Breillat.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it