Nära Livet (Brink of Life) (So Close to Life)
Nära Livet (Brink of Life) (So Close to Life) (1958)

Brink of Life (original Swedish title: Nara Livet) can be described as an Ingmar Bergman potboiler--keeping in mind that a potboiler from Bergman is better than a major production from almost anyone else. Eva Dahlbeck, Ingrid Thulin and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1958
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Dennis Schwartz
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Set in a Stockholm maternity ward and covers the mental and physical pains of three expecting mothers.

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The film has a rather surprising documentary look to it and is expertly acted, but ultimately chokes during its own confinement.

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Cassandra Maples
From a cinematic standpoint, that is camera movement and lights this movie is ordinary. The screenplay was not written by Bergman and it is an adaptation after… More