Faithless (2001)

Ingmar Bergman wrote the screenplay for this drama of love, marriage, and infidelity, which was directed by one of his best-known leading ladies, Liv Ullmann. Bergman (Erland Josephson) is an aging filmmaker who invites an actress (Lena… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 26, 2001
DVD Release Date: October 22, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This brooding, measured look at adultery is ultimately emotionally riveting, thanks to its script and performances.

Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's a movie that shows us that the silence between two people can be more dramatic than 100 pages of dialogue.

Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

These three adults are all sick puppies. But neither the actors nor their director has created any reason for one to care.

Keith Uhlich
House Next Door

This could be a regretful remembrance of things past on the part of "Bergman" or it could be a pure fiction torn from the ether.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Bergman has been far better at working out these themes than anything in Faithless would suggest.

Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

A powerful movie, with emotional rawness and honesty that have been hallmarks of Bergman's work as much as his incredible egocentricity.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

While not to everyone's taste, the technical and narrative complexity alone are to be applauded - the film looks gorgeous, and the film is both literate and witty.

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F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly

Bergman has reached for a woman's insight his whole career. Ullmann completes this for him.

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Dallas Morning News

Faithless is talky but very tight, and that cohesion relies on the bond between actors who aren't afraid to expose the depths of their characters.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Faithless comes with a pedigree that's hard to beat.

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