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Smiles of a Summer Night

Altrincham Little Theatre

24 June 2017 · 7:30pm

Altrincham Little Theatre, 17 Oxford Road, Altrincham, WA14 2ED · Get directions

Organised by: mandsfs84

Format: DVD

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

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

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