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- Director: Ingmar Bergman
- SWEDEN / 1968 / DCP / B&W / 103´ / Swedish ; Turkish, English s.t.
- Screenplay: Ingmar Bergman
- Director of Photography: Sven Nykvist
- Editing: Ulla Ryghe
- Music: Ingmar Bergman
- Cast: Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Sigge Fürst, Gunnar Björnstrand, Birgitta Valberg, Hans Alfredson, Ingvar Kjellson
- Producer: Lars-Owe Carlberg
- Production Co.: Svensk Filmindustri, Cinematograph AB
- World Sales: Swedish Film Institute
- 1969 NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS (USA) Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (Liv Ullman)
- 1970 NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW (USA) Best Foreign Language Film
Tackling the themes of moral corruption, shame and violence through the story of a couple who hang on to each other as they are caught up in the turbulence of war, Shame is one of Bergman’s few dystopian films. The apolitical artist couple of Eva and Jan relocate to a deserted island in order to be as far away from the war as possible. However, the war eventually catches up with them and the results are devastating. Filmed during the height of the Vietnam War, the film examines the effects of war on the individual, rather than war itself. Bergman, who shot the film on the desolate Faroe Island which he lived on, has stated that he focused on the “small war” that takes place on the periphery of the actual war.
This film was a Meetings on the Bridge participant.