welcome to the website of

Season       2016- 2017

Manchester and Salford Film Society

. . .and for our next presentation


Founder member of

formerly British Federation of Film Societies

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.

Won Cannes Film Festival 1955 – Best Poetic Humour


Ingmar Bergman     SWE     1955     108m