Through a Glass Darkly
- Original title
Såsom i en spegel
- Running time
- 91 min.
Sven Nykvist (B&W)
Max von Sydow,
Svensk Filmindustri (SF)
Drama | Disease. Family Relationships. Literature
- Synopsis / Plot
- A young woman, Karin, has recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital. On the island with her is her lonely brother and kind, but increasingly desperate husband (Max von Sydow). They are joined by Karin's father (Gunnar Björnstrand), who is a world-traveling author that is estranged to his children. The film depicts how Karin's grip on reality slowly slips away and how the bonds between the family members are changing in light of this fact.
: Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Original Screenplay
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film and Best Foreign Actress (Andersson)
: Berlin Film Festival: OCIC Award
: National Board of Review: Top Best Foreign Films
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