Törst (Thirst) (Three Strange Loves)
Törst (Thirst) (Three Strange Loves) (1949)

A couple's relationship begin to unravel during a rail trip through Europe in this drama, an early work from legendary Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. Rut (Eva Henning) is a former ballet dancer whose career has been sidelined due to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 17, 1949
DVD Release Date: March 20, 2007
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

On balance, his strongest offering of the 1940s.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Great films are just around the corner for Bergman.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's full of intimations of films to come, especially those about marriage after the initial excitement of sexual love has given way to boredom, followed by fear that this is all there is.

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Jon Fortgang

Despite heavy subject matter this is an ambitious and worthwhile attempt to get under the skin of its characters, full of striking images and played with great power by Henning and Malmsten.

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Fernando F. Croce

One of the more interesting entries in Ingmar Bergman's groping-around gestation period.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
the film starts a bit slow and meanders through the first half, but when it picks up it becomes a very interesting character study involving such difficult… More
Chris Browning
"Thirst" is one of Bergman's first films the Director made and is a complex and detailed look into the lives of several troubled and isolated… More
Cassandra Maples
Interesting film, but this is clearly not the very best of the great Bergman. Several relationships are examined under the microscope (so far, so Bergman). The… More
Walter M.
In "Thirst," Rut(Eva Henning), a dancer, loves Raoul(Bengt Eklund). She is heartbroken when he tells her he is married with children. Even worse, is… More