Cinecast #28: Bergman's Last Symphony
Friday, 12 August 2005 01:00
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Calling Ingmar Bergman's latest film a "sequel" to 1974's "Scenes From A Marriage" is like calling the Sistine Chapel a sequel to the Pieta. In "Saraband," Johan and Marianne -- the unhappy couple from Bergman's landmark '70s film -- are reunited after 30 years apart. Your hosts disagree on how the two films match up -- Adam considers "Scenes" a masterpiece, which Bergman's latest cannot hope to equal; while Sam actually found more to like in "Saraband." But one thing is clear: at 87 years of age, Bergman is still a master of psychological storytelling.

Also on the show, Listener Feedback, our Overlooked DVD Picks of the Week, and the Top 5 Movies About Marriage.

Music by Rainmarket. Visit them online at rain-market.com ... Cinecast theme music by Age of the Rifle.

Listen  to Cinecast #28

Cinecast #28
:33-14:08 - Review: "Saraband"
Music: Rainmarket, "Bristol"
14:46-24:26 - Listener Feedback, Overlooked DVD Picks
Music: Rainmarket, "On Your Own"
25:19-39:08 - Top 5 Movies About Marriage

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