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A man and woman gazing and smiling happily at one another on the street.
Intermezzo

Film

Presented by the Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI

Intermezzo

PG

9 Sep

Famous as the film that launched Ingrid Bergman’s Hollywood career, bringing her to the attention of David O. Selznick who insisted on her crossing the Atlantic to recreate her role for his 1939 remake, this melodrama tells the story of a married concert violinist who falls in love with his daughter’s piano teacher and leaves his family to tour with her.

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  • A 21-year-old Bergman is luminous opposite Gösta Ekman, a veteran of Swedish stage and silent film whose typically overwrought performance is fascinatingly contrasted with Bergman’s more characteristically restrained and naturalistic one.