Autumn Sonata DVD

Foreign Language DVDs


SKU: swevautumn Criterion Collection

Autumn Sonata DVD - 1978 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her daughter Eva in her home. To her surprise she finds her other daughter, Helena, there as well. Helena is mentally disabled, and Eva has taken Helena out of the institution where their mother had placed her. The tension between Charlotte and Eva only builds up slowly, until a nightly conversation releases all the things they have wanted to tell each other. This superb story is about the first meeting in seven years between a daughter (Liv Ullman) and her difficult concert pianist mother (Ingrid Bergman). In Swedish, with optional English subtitles. Rated PG, 97 minutes.