In 1955, Ingmar Bergman was broke and depressed, simultaneously trying to carve out a life in the theater and the film industry. His recent movie had done poorly, and the studio he worked for was threatening to cut him loose. It was either make a movie or commit suicide, he would later say, so he gathered together a group of friends and shot one of only a handful of comedies that... More >>>
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