Winter Light (1963)

Director
Ingmar Bergman

Main cast
Ingrid Thulin; Gunnar Björnstrand; Gunnel Lindblom; Max von Sydow; Allan Edwall

Genres
Drama

Description
Master craftsman Ingmar Bergman explores the search for redemption in a meaningless existence. In this stark depiction of spiritual crisis, small-town pastor Tomas Ericsson (Gunnar Björnstrand) performs his duties mechanically before a dwindling congregation. When he is asked to assist with a troubled parishioner’s (Max von Sydow) debilitating fear of nuclear annihilation, Tomas is terrified to find that he can provide nothing but his own uncertainty.


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