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3.7
383 Ratings

After the Rehearsal

Efter repetitionen

Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Sweden, 1984
Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

A rational, exacting, and self-controlled theatre director is staging a production of August Strindberg’s Dream Play. Dozing after rehearsal, he’s woken by his lead actress, who seems out to seduce him. An intimate, revealing and personal look at the heart, mind and soul of the director.

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After the Rehearsal Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Critics reviews

Our horror and despair at what feels like the cliché inevitability of their affair—between a powerful artistic older man and a talented but inexperienced younger woman—dissipates when we see that this is also what Henrik feels. This will not be that story.
November 16, 2018
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