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This edition: Persona

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(1966/Sweden, 83 min., b&w, drama, in Swedish with English subtitles) Dir.: Ingmar Bergman. Cast: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Gunnar Bjornstrand. An actress goes mute after a performance and a nurse is assigned as her caretaker. The nurse tries to get the actress to open up by telling her personal details about her own life. Gradually the roles begin to shift…Discussion guest: John Simon, critic.