Skepp till India land (A Ship Bound for India)
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Skepp till India land (A Ship Bound for India)
Skepp Till India-Land (aka Ship to India and Land of Desire) is generally ignored by devotees of director Ingmar Bergman -- not to mention Bergman himself, who seldom mentioned the film in later interviews. To be sure, this story of four disparate souls whose lives are bound up in the fate of an old salvage boat is hardly in the league of The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries. Even so, the film contains the seeds of the great Bergman films to come, especially when dealing with the inner turmoil experienced by the four protagonists. Singled out for praise by the critics was Holger… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"At this stage the emotive and thematic weight of Bergman's ambitions prove a bit too much for his decidedly functional plotting and characterisation."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"Though far from one of the master director's better films, it still has a few dazzling moments to be awed by."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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