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Mai Zetterling

Amorosa

Edition 1987
117' - 1986 - Drama, Biography - Dialogue: Swedish
Director: Mai Zetterling With: Stina Ekblad, Erland Josephson, Philip Zandén
About the Swedish author Agnes Von Krusenstjerna (1894-1940) during the period of her marriage to David Sprengel (1880-1941). In the hallucinatory opening sequence she is brought in a straitjacket by her husband and two psychiatric nurses through the Venice Carnival nocturnal antics to a mental hospital in the city. With her is a manuscript of her autobiography, which she calls "her child". The book is Agnes showdown with her family, and in flashbacks presented, Agnes progress from the author of innocent girls' books to serious and self-consuming novelist.

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Credits

Director

Mai Zetterling

With

Stina Ekblad, Erland Josephson, Philip Zandén

Scenario

Mai Zetterling

More information

Dialogue

Swedish

Countries of production

Sweden

Year

1986

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