SCANDINAVIAN CULTURAL CENTER - THE BEST INTENTIONS
Swedish master Ingmar Bergman penned this loving tribute to his parent’s epic romance. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. Urbane Anna can’t stand living in the rural county and grows increasingly restless. She returns to Uppsala and the couple’s love and commitment are put to the test.
DIRECTED BY BILLIE AUGUST
SWEDEN | 1992 | SWEDISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
The Best Intentions
Penned nearly a decade after his announced retirement from feature filmmaking, The Best Intentions is master director Ingmar Bergman’s loving tribute to his parent’s epic romance. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman (Samuel Fröler) falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom (Cannes F...