Summer with Monika:

Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective

Thursday, August 16 | 7:30 pm

Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective all-access passes are available for purchase at the box office. $25 for members/$45 for non-members 


“Inspired by the earthy eroticism of Harriet Andersson, in the first of her many roles for him, Ingmar Bergman had a major international breakthrough with this sensual and ultimately ravaging tale of young love. A girl (Andersson) and boy (Lars Ekborg) from working-class families in Stockholm run away from home to spend a secluded, romantic summer at the beach, far from parents and responsibilities. Inevitably, it is not long before the pair are forced to return to reality. The version initially released in the U.S. was reedited by its distributor into something more salacious, but the original Summer with Monika, presented here, is a work of stunning maturity and one of Bergman’s most important films.” -Janus Films


Director Ingmar Bergman | 1953 | In Swedish with English subtitles | 97 minutes | R | DCP

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