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In the Presence of a Clown

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:June 4, 1999
Running time:118 minutes
Cast:Borje Ahlstedt, Akerblom, Erland Josephson, Pernilla August
Director:Ingmar Bergman
Producer:Pia Ehrnvall, Mans Reutersward
Writer:Ingmar Bergman
Distributor:Sveriges Television

Description: Inventor Carl Akerblom is a rosy-cheeked 54 year-old admirer of Franz Schubert - and a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancee, Pauline Thibault. Together with another patient, Professor Osvald Vogler, they set up a film project: the living talkie. Before long, they set off on a frantic tour with their film, "The Joy of the Joyous Girl"...

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