The formalised effect of the film reminds one of Mozart: the emotional complexity of much of the comedy, with its delicate and flexible movement to and fro between humour and pathos, between different shades of emotion.' Robin Wood
Followed by our members’ annual buffet supper
Smiles of a Summer Night
A series of complicated liaisons are resolved when an ageing actress arranges a weekend party for lovers and friends in a small Swedish town around 1900. This wise and witty farce helped to establish Bergman's international reputation.