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  • Persona
    Cert: 15 – Contains sex references, nudity, violence.
    Ingmar Bergman / Sweden 1966 / 1h21m / Digital / Swedish with English subtitles
    Cast: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand.
    Almost as revolutionary as 'A bout de souffle' in technical terms, 'Persona' sparkles as quite simply the richest and most multi-layered achievement of Bergman’s career. It starts with a stunning pre-credits sequence, and explores the tense, competitive relationship between a nurse (Bibi Andersson) and her patient, an actress (Liv Ullmann) who has suddenly stopped speaking for no apparent reason. Their personalities blend and blur in a bizarre osmosis, as the actress sinks her teeth – literally – into the flesh and spirit of her companion.