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My life at the movies.

Wild Strawberries

(Smultronstället)
1957 | Sweden | 91 min | More...
A still from Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • Watched on C+: 3 stars (out of 5)
    on Fri Sep 10, 2021 via Criterion Channel

    Ingmar Bergman’s story of a lonely old man revisiting the events that hardened him reminded me of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, minus the supernatural aspects. Victor Sjöström convinces as the lead, but the pat ending felt disingenuous.