Wild Strawberries

Wild Strawberries
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Mark M. avatar
Mark M.

A work of exceptional beauty: from reverie to resolution through careful introspection. One of the most important films I have seen. Thank you Kanopy.

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If you're on the fence about watching this just do it, it is beautiful. Thanks Anne for guiding me towards this director :)

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Still holds up ;)

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Frank Sherman

Some movies make you really FEEL poetry... It is 7am this morning. The crickets are still whispering. There is a rip in my fleece. Divorce papers still on the desk NOT in the drawer. WHO THE FR*CK IS JIM? I have my coffee. I have my strawberries, in the fridge.

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A classic from one of cinema's greatest artists. Subtle, reflective and moving in ways most films fail to be.

Byravan avatar

Very thoughtful and profound film in its contents. I too am 78 but not a widower but like him a physician of over 50 years practice. I too received an honor from my medical society for 50 years service. I too have patients who miss me greatly because I had to relocate in retirement miles ...Read more

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Not as dramatic as the other film Bergman made that same year, but still very philosophical in subtler ways. I myself love seeing the images of swimming and fishing at the cottage — images that one finds on a warm summer's day in Norway and Sweden. Someday, when I have grown old and frail, I ...Read more

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