The Saga of Gosta Berling
The Saga of Gosta Berling (1924)

Known under a variety of titles, The Atonement of Gosta Berling is an excellent representation of the Swedish silent cinema. Long, complex, and elaborately produced, the film nonetheless never loses sight of the human elements which… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 6, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

There are cyclones amid the sprawling stolidity

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

Stiller's direction is only adequate most of the time, and there are a lot of mismatched eyelines and shots that feel off-balance and uncertain.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

It is the females who come off as the stronger sex here, but the applause at the end is director Mauritz Stiller's.

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jay nixon
Far too long but with some impressive set pieces. Early Garbo before Stiller and then MGM took her under their wing and molded her. She's about 15 pounds… More