Cries and whispers

Cries and whispers

DVD - 2001 | Swedish
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Karin and Maria come to the aide of their dying sister, Agnes, but jealousy, manipulation, and selfishness come before empathy.
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, 2001.
ISBN: 9780780024038
0780024036
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Viskningar och rop
Summary: Karin and Maria come to the aide of their dying sister, Agnes, but jealousy, manipulation, and selfishness come before empathy.

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slarsen
Nov 09, 2014

I thought this was a rather moody, slow movie. Did not care for so many pauses that were apparently used for segues. Also the gratuitous nudity did not move the story along. Some artsy films I like, but I cannot recommend this one.

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BloomFree
Jun 26, 2014

An exploration of time, death, dying and relationships. I really liked the bell sounds and the way the slowing down and occasional stopping of time was portrayed. Not cheerful by any means but for those who like human drama of the deep and difficult kind this will be of great interest.

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Liber_vermis
Mar 10, 2012

Bleak, sad, despairing

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geomillar
Oct 14, 2010

Sorry, Ingmar, you could have done a better job. Although it is beautifully filmed it is far inferior to "Anna's Passion" or "Fanny and Alexander."

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Liber_vermis
Mar 10, 2012

Other: Some modest nudity

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Liber_vermis
Mar 10, 2012

Violence: Woman cuts herself with a sharp piece of glass. Also scenes of a painful death.

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Liber_vermis
Mar 10, 2012

Liber_vermis thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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