Kvinnodröm (Dreams) (Journey Into Autumn) (1955)

Kvinnodröm (Dreams) (Journey Into Autumn) (1955)

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Movie Info

In this drama, also released under the title Journey into Autumn, a business trip reveals the hopes, dreams, and struggles of modeling agency owner Susanne (Eva Dahlbeck) and promising young model Doris (Harriet Andersson). This film is in Swedish with English subtitles.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Sandrews

Cast

Eva Dahlbeck
as Susanne
Ulf Palme
as Henrik Lobelius
Gunnar Bjornstrand
as Otto Sönderby
Inga Landgre
as Marta Lobelius
Naima Wifstrand
as Mrs. Aren
Git Gay
as Lady Model in Fashion Studio
Gosta Prnzelius
as Man on the train
Ludde Gentzel
as Sundstrom, Photographer in Gothenburg
Sigvard Tömqvist
as Man on the train
Kerstin Hedeby
as Marianne
Siv Ericks
as Katja
Bengt Schutt
as Fashion Designer
Axel Duberg
as Photographer in Stockholm
Renée Björling
as Mrs. Berger
Carl Gustav Lindstedt
as Receptionist
Ingmar Bergman
as Man on train
Inga Landgr_
as Mrs. Lobelius
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Critic Reviews for Kvinnodröm (Dreams) (Journey Into Autumn)

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

It is not a major concept he is dramatizing, and it lacks the hallmarks of imagination, expressive symbolism and poetic nuances of some of the truly memorable films that followed Dreams.

Full Review… | July 23, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Bergman's day-long, we-the-career-women saga places the shallow narcissism of youth along with the melancholy yearning of middle-age, or hope versus regret.

Full Review… | July 23, 2013
CinePassion

Lacks the gravitas of the director's more powerful latter psychological dramas but, nevertheless, shows-off his technical skills.

Full Review… | June 4, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Scattered moments of rawness aside, the master of the spiritual crisis directs an unbalanced and uncharacteristically unconvincing melodrama.

Full Review… | July 30, 2007

This is not one of Ingmar Bergman's greats, but is a compelling film all the same.

Full Review… | August 29, 2006
TV Guide

Audience Reviews for Kvinnodröm (Dreams) (Journey Into Autumn)

½

Em uma produção do início de sua carreira, o diretor sueco examina um de seus temas favoritos: a psique da mente feminina. Mais uma vez o cinema de personagem do mestre domina, e examinamos o dia de duas mulheres de personalidades distintas, mas com problemas amorosos semelhantes. A jovem e superficial modelo Doris (Harriet Andersson) abandona o namorado pobre e se deixa encantar por um senhor de idade que lhe enche de presentes. Já a segura e profissional fotógrafa de moda Susanne (Eva Dalbeck) tenta dar continuidade ao caso que tinha com seu amante casado, apenas para ser puxada à realidade pela esposa do mesmo. Como o título sugere, Sonho de Mulheres joga a luz sobre a alma feminina, sendo que os homens da história são figuras fracas que deixam seus destinos serem controlados pelas mulheres em sua volta (uma bela composição mostra o marido de costas para a câmera cercado pela esposa e amante em primeiro plano discutindo o seu futuro). Como é característico do diretor, o lado escuro da personalidade humana também é posto em envidência, expondo até mesmo a face sombria de suas protagonistas. Assim como a história, o filme é uma produção minimalista, sem o uso das composições ousadas que marcariam a obra de Bergman e sem mesmo apresentar uma trilha sonora. O que realmente prevalece é a maestria em sua direção de atores e o seu domínio sobre a forma cinematográfica. Um filme menor mas não menos importante.

Matheus Carvalho
Matheus Carvalho

Super Reviewer

½

A very minor Bergman work, the film has traces of his style, especially in the first few scenes with quick edits and close-ups to draw attention to detail, as well as a well-filmed roller coaster ride. However, the screenplay does not match the quality of the directing, with basically two stories that do not gel all that well together. What the film is meant to be a study of is never clearly focused, with themes of desire as well as women's liberation both present. The middle section of the film dragged a little too, but still it is interesting to see such an early piece of work from Bergman. It is not much compared to what would later come in his career, but the film has enough interesting elements to certainly make it worth a look.

Cassandra Maples
Cassandra Maples

Super Reviewer

½

Closely resembles Secrets of Women... short fragments of romances at different stages, except this time it's two stories instead of three. Harriet Andersson's interactions with Gunnar Bjornstrand are pure gold, and the story has more nuance. The Eva Dahlbeck thread is good, too, but seems a bit stuffy next to the vivacity of Andersson's. Some great camera stuff, too, like the carnival rides.

Martin Teller
Martin Teller

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