In 1973, Ingmar Bergman released Scenes from a Marriage. The seminal Swedish TV series saw a luminous Liv Ullmann and a tortured Erland Josephson play Marianne and Johan, whose marriage is deliquescing with the most elegant ugliness. Their pain is exquisite and their liberation hard-won, but it is – in the end – a victory for authenticity. For these perfect people are trapped by convention.
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