Wild Strawberries (PG)
Sweden/1957/87mins/PG/subs Dir: Ingmar Bergman With: Victor Sjöström, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson
Sitting alone in his study one sunny morning, retired professor Dr. Isak Borg is preparing to travel from Stockholm to Lund with his daughter-in-law Marianne, where he will receive an honorary award. At 78, Borg has reached an age where he spends a lot of time ruminating over his past, his introspection focused on his many years withdrawn from the world as he re-enters the public stage. The pair make several stops, revisiting people and places from Borg’s youth and the professor often falls into trances where memories and emotions mingle in often surreal dream sequences. One of Bergman's warmest films, the hypnotic pace of the journey encourages an intimate journey into the heart of another human being.