Waiting Women

Kvinnors väntan, feature film, Sweden, 1952

DIRECTED BY: Ingmar Bergman

Waiting Women

CAST:
Anita Björk (Rakel),
Eva Dahlbeck (Karin),
Maj-Britt Nilsson (Marta),
Gunnar Björnstrand (Fredrik Lobelius),
Jarl Kulle (Kaj)

SCRIPT:
Ingmar Bergman (based on story by Gun Gruta)

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Gunnar Fischer

MUSIC:
Erik Nordgren

EDITING:
Oscar Rosander

Synopsis:
Three wives are waiting for their husbands’ returns from a weekend house. They spend their time talking about their marriages. Rakel’s husband cannot sexually please her so she turns to her ex-lover Kaj, but her husband discovers them. Marta remembers her love affair and marriage with an artist from Paris whose parents did not approve of their relationship. Karin became close to husband again after they got stuck in an elevator.

b/w, 107’

Trailer