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Cries and Whispers

Viskningar och rop

Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Sweden, 1972


Two sisters, Karin and Maria keep vigil for a third, Agnes, who is dying of cancer. Jealousy, manipulation, and selfishness come before empathy when Agnes finds true solace in the arms of a beatific servant.

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Cries and Whispers Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1973 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize

Berlin International Film Festival


Academy Awards

1974 | Winner: Best Cinematography

1974 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1973 | 3 wins including: Best Director

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