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Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
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Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Original name: Scener ur ett äktenskap
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter who openly fight, especially when under the influence of alcohol - but there is a certain detached aloofness in the way they treat each other. In the next ten years, as they contemplate or embark upon divorce and/or known extramarital affairs, they come to differing understandings at each phase of their relationship of what they truly mean to each other. Regardless of if it's love or hate - between which there is a fine line - they also come to certain understandings of how they can best relate to each other, whether that be as husband and wife, friends, lovers or none of the above.
Style: psychological, talky, thought provoking, tense, gloomy, realistic, sincere, clever, serious, sexy ...
Plot: divorce, couples, infidelity, marriage, breakup, selfishness, success, romance, jealousy, love and romance, anger, society, family problems, introspection, crumbling marriage, crumbling relationship, human nature, unfulfillment, couple relations, adulterous husband, bickering couple, extramarital affair, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, tokyo

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