Scenes from a Marriage

Scenes from a Marriage

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Director: Ingmar Bergman

Cast: Ingmar Bergman

     
 

Ingmar Bergman directed this powerful and intimate look at the relationship of a married couple, which has been given a well-appointed presentation for its North American DVD release. Originally shot for television, Scenes From a Marriage has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in DolbySee more details below

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Overview

Ingmar Bergman directed this powerful and intimate look at the relationship of a married couple, which has been given a well-appointed presentation for its North American DVD release. Originally shot for television, Scenes From a Marriage has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono. The dialogue is in Swedish, with optional English-language subtitles. For this edition, both the original five-hour television version of the film and the abridged theatrical cut have been included. Other bonus material includes interviews with director Bergman and stars Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson, a new essay on the film by Phillip Lopate, and a comparison of the two edits of the film by Peter Cowie.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/16/2004
UPC:
0037429187623
Rating:
PG
Source:
Criterion
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono]
Time:
4:59:00

Special Features

New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; New and improved English subtitle translation; Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition; 1986 video interview with Ingmar Bergman ; New video interview with stars Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson; Video interview with Bergman scholar Peter Cowie comparing the two versions of Scenes From a Marriage; New essay by author Phillip Lopate

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Television Series, Disc 1
1. The Interview [10:44]
2. Love Isn't Necessary [5:29]
3. Dinner Guests [5:22]
4. Marianne and Katarina [4:25]
5. After-Dinner Confessions [8:25]
6. Questions [2:48]
7. A Difficult Decision [6:33]
8. Aftermath [5:48]
9. Credits [2:25]
1. Recap [1:19]
2. Longing for Change [7:26]
3. Winging It [2:40]
4. Eva and Johan [8:01]
5. A Loveless Marriage [6:22]
6. In a Rut [3:43]
7. An Intimate Conversation [9:05]
8. Credits [2:25]
1. Recap [1:38]
2. Revelation [12:01]
3. Johan Explains [20:56]
4. The Morning After [4:30]
5. Leaving [6:02]
6. Betrayed by Friends [4:05]
7. Credits [2:13]
Side #2 -- Television Series, Disc 2
1. Recap [2:10]
2. Reunion [8:25]
3. Revelations and Rejection [17:05]
4. Marianne's Diary [6:12]
5. A Lover's Call [5:18]
6. Marianne Responds [7:16]
7. A Lover's Letter [3:18]
8. Credits [2:10]
1. Recap [1:50]
2. Divorce Papers [9:32]
3. Emotional Illiterates [7:23]
4. Marianne Lashes Out [13:44]
5. Conflicted Feelings [11:11]
6. Violence Erupts [5:46]
7. Credits [2:01]
1. Recap [1:43]
2. A Visit With Mother [9:44]
3. At the Office [6:44]
4. Rendezvous [8:36]
5. Johan's Acceptance [5:12]
6. Experience [10:10]
7. Different Kinds of Love [6:12]
8. Credits [2:23]
Side #3 -- The Film
1. "Innocence and Panic:" The Interview [8:33]
2. Dinner Guests [4:35]
3. After-Dinner Confessions [8:24]
4. Cleaning Up [2:48]
5. "The Art of Sweeping Things Under the Rug:" Longing for Change [8:33]
6. Eva and Johan [7:48]
7. A Loveless Marriage [6:20]
8. An Intimate Conversation [6:26]
9. "Paula" [9:50]
10. Johan Explains [15:06]
11. Leaving [6:56]
12. Betrayed by Friends [4:04]
13. "The Vale of Tears:" Reunion [6:01]
14. Revelations and Rejection [9:46]
15. Marianne's Diary [7:05]
16. A Lover's Letter [3:13]
17. "The Illiterates:" Divorce Papers [8:14]
18. Emotional Illiterates [15:10]
19. Violence Erupts [5:17]
20. "In the Middle of the Night:" Rendezvous [8:12]
21. Johan's Acceptance [3:05]
22. Experience [6:45]
23. Different Kinds of Love [7:18]

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