THE BEST INTENTIONS

TITLES Swedish (original title) Den goda viljan

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Den Goda Viljan Best Intentions Trailer

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  German Die besten Absichten
  French Les meilleures intentions
  Italian Con le migliori intenzioni
  Spanish Las mejores intenciones
  Finnish Hyvä tahto
  Danish Den gode vilje
  Norwegian Den gode viljen
  Polish Dobre checi
  Portuguese As Melhores Intenções
  Belgian (Flemish) Goede voornemens
  Greek Oi kalyteres protheseis
  Hungarian Legjobb szándékok
  Israëli Kavanot Tovot
     
PLOT A view back in time at Ingmar Bergman's parents, the theology student Henrik Bergman and the woman he falls for, the rich Anna Åkerblom. The turbulent courtship and marriage from they meet in 1909, their time in the north of Sweden, where Henrik works as a vicar, to the time Anna - disliking life in the north - returned to Uppsala.
     
AWARDS Cannes Film Festival 1992 Palme d'Or, Bille August
Cannes Film Festival 1992 Best Actress, Pernilla August
Guldbaggen 1993 Best Actress, Pernilla August
Guldbaggen 1993 Best Screenplay, Ingmar Bergman
   
REVIEWS New York Times [English]
Rotten Tomatoes [English]
Rolling Stone [English]
Philm [Danish]
   
PRODUCTION Production Company Sveriges Television AB Kanal 1
  Co-Production Co. Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen ZDF, Radiotelevizione Italiana RaiDue, Société d'Engénérie et de Programmes de Télévision, Danmarks radio, Oy Ylesradio AB, Norsk Rikskringkasting, Rikisútvarpid-Sjonvarpid RUV, Film Four International
  Distributor in Sweden AB Svensk Filmindustri
  Release Dates October 2, 1992 (Sweden). As TV-series December 25, 1991 (Sweden)
     
  Director Bille August
  Screenplay Ingmar Bergman
  Producer Ingrid Dahlberg, Stefan Baron
  Production Manager Elisabeth Liljeqvist  
  Project Coordinator Lars Bjälkeskog
  Director of Photography Jörgen Persson
  Film Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen  
  Original Music Stefan Nilsson, Björn Linnman  
  Production Designer Anna Asp
  Production Mixer Lennart Gentzel, Johnny Ljungberg
  Assistant Director Stefan Baron
  Camera Operator Rolf Lindström
  First Assistant Cameraman Anders Bergqvist  
  Second Assistant Cameraman Charlotte Lesche  
  Set Decorator Teddy Holm  
  Costume Designer Ann-Mari Anttila  
  Make-up Supervisor Kjell Gustavsson, Monica Kilpiö  
  Sound Editor Owe Svensson, Lars Ulander, Ulf Darin, Stefan Ljungberg  
  Gaffer Lars Stålberg, Sven Ramström  
  Key Grip Stefan Eidin  
       
  Aspect ratio 1.66:1  
  Length in minutes 181  
  Classification Allowed from age 11  
       
CAST Samuel Fröler Henrik Bergman  
  Pernilla August Anna Bergman  
  Max von Sydow Johan Åkerblom  
  Ghita Nørby Karin Åkerblom  
  Lennart Hjulström Disponent Nordenson  
  Mona Malm Alma Bergman  
  Lena Endre Frida Strandberg  
  Keve Hjelm Fredrik Bergman  
  Björn Kjellman Ernst Åkerblom  
  Börje Ahlstedt Carl Åkerblom  
  Hans Alfredson Kyrkoherde Gransjö  
  Lena T. Hansson Magda Säll  
  Anita Björk Drottning Viktoria  
  Elias Ringqvist Petrus Farg  
  Ernst Günther Freddy Paulin  
  Marie Göranzon Elin Nordenson  
  Björn Granath Oscar Åkerblom  
  Gunilla Nyroos Svea Åkerblom  
  Michael Segerström Gustav Åkerblom  
  Sara Arnia Fru Johansson  
  Inga Landgré Magna Flink  
  Emy Storm Tekla Kronström  
  Marie Richardson Märta Werkelin  
  Lena Brogren Fröken Lisen  
  Tomas Bolme Jansson  
  Ingalill Ellung Mejan  
  Kåre Santesson Måns Lagergren  
  Roland Hedlund Förvaltare Herman Nagel  
  Inga Ålenius Alva Nykvist  
  Barbro Kollberg Gertrud Tallrot  
  Björn Gustafson Jesper Jakobsson  
  Eva Gröndahl Martha Åkerblom  
  Gösta Prüzelius Länsman  
  Åke Lagergren Kammarherre Segerswärd  
  Bertil Norström Pastor Primarius  
  Margareta Krook Blenda Bergman  
  Sif Ruud Beda Bergman  
  Irma Christenson Ebba Bergman  
  Mikael Bengtsson Arvid Fredin  
  Pia Bergendahl Fru Fredin  
  Mats Pontén Andres Ed  
  Dan Johansson Justus Bark, Henriks studiekamrat  
  Niklas Hald Baltzar Kugelman, Henriks studiekamrat  
  Marcus Ohlsson Dag Bergman  
  Leif Forstenberg Herr Johansson  
  Boel Larsson Mia  
  Kerstin Andersson Susanna Nordenson  
  Erika Ullenius Helena Nordenson  
  Sara Sommerfeld Tvillingbarn 1  
  Maja Sommerfeld Tvillingbarn 2  
  Gustaf hammarsten Torsten Bohlin  
  Ernst-Hugo Järegård Teologie professor Sundelius  
  Max Winerdal Unge greve Robert  
  Sten Ljunggren Svante, Roberts far  
  Örjan Roth-Lindberg Föreläsare i filosofi  
  Tord Peterson Kusken  
  Puck Ahlsell Pastor Levander  
  Sigge Nilsson Drottning Viktorias lakej  
  Cecilia Lagerkvist (Ej namngiven roll)  
     
SOURCES The Swedish Film Database    
  Internet Movie Database    
       
LINKS Wikipedia [English]  
  Movie Language