Breaking the Swedish Sex Barrier : Painful Lustfulness in Ingmar Bergman's The Silence

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Abstract

Study of the reception of Ingmar Bergman's film The Silence, famous for its sexual explicitness. The film triggered some debate in Sweden but was passed by the Board of Censorship, mostly because of Bergman's international fame.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-26
JournalFilm International
Volume6
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Arts

Keywords

  • The Silence
  • Ingmar Bergman
  • film censorship
  • breaking the sex barrier
  • Press reception
  • explicit sex

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