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Original title Sommarnattens leende : En romantisk komedi
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 1955-12-26

Cast

Gunnar Björnstrand
Fredrik Egerman, advokat

Ulla Jacobsson
Anne, Fredrik Egermans hustru

Björn Bjelfvenstam
Henrik Egerman, teol stud, Fredriks son

Eva Dahlbeck
Desirée Armfeldt, skådespelerska

Naima Wifstrand
Desirées mor

Jarl Kulle
Carl Magnus Malcolm, greve, ryttmästare

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Lova Hagerfors
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Lova.hagerfors@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Distribution title
Title for Swedish Video release

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Musical Arrangement
Orchestra Leader
Costume Designer
Boom Operator

Cast

Gunnar Björnstrand Fredrik Egerman, advokat
Ulla Jacobsson Anne, Fredrik Egermans hustru
Björn Bjelfvenstam Henrik Egerman, teol stud, Fredriks son
Eva Dahlbeck Desirée Armfeldt, skådespelerska
Naima Wifstrand Desirées mor
Jarl Kulle Carl Magnus Malcolm, greve, ryttmästare
Margit Carlqvist Charlotte, Carl Magnus hustru
Åke Fridell Frid, kusk hos gamla fru Armfeldt
Harriet Andersson Petra, piga hos Egermans
Jullan Kindahl Beata, kokerska hos Egermans
Gull Natorp Malla, Desirées påkläderska
Gunnar Nielsen Niklas, Malcolms kalfaktor
Bibi Andersson skådespelerska
Birgitta Valberg skådespelerska
Gösta Prüzelius betjänt
Svea Holst påkläderska
Mona Malm kammarjungfru
Lena Söderblom kammarjungfru
Josef Norman middagsgäst hos gamla fru Armfeldt
Yngve Nordwall Ferdinand
Hans Strååt Adolf Almgren, fotograf
Lisa Lundholm fru Almgren
Börje Mellvig notarie
David Erikson tobakshandlare
Arne Lindblad skådespelare
Einar Söderbäck ridåhalare
Sten Gester betjänt
Mille Schmidt betjänt
John Melin hovmästare hos gamla fru Armfeldt
Ulf Johanson biträde på advokatkontoret
Anders Wulff Fredrik, Desirées lille son
Viveca Heister ej identifierad roll
Birgitta Hellerstedt ej identifierade roll

Companies

Production Company AB Svensk Filmindustri
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri 1955
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 1994
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2017
Distributor in Sweden (Video) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 1998
Distributor in Sweden (buy video) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 1998
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) SF Home Entertainment 2003
Laboratory AB Svensk Filmindustris filmlaboratorium

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 87386
Date 1955-12-14
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2975 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 480, 490, 500, 475, 515, 515.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Optical mono
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2975 meter
Length in minutes 109 min
Reels 6 rullar
Dialogue


Production location

(kompletteringar två dagar i november 1955) 1955-06-28 1955-08-29
Filmstaden Råsunda Sweden (ateljé)
Jordberga slott Anderslöv Sweden
Ystad Sweden
Övedsklosters slott Sjöbo Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1955-12-26 Röda Kvarn Stockholm Sweden 109 min
TV showing 1981-12-24 TV1 Sweden 104 min
1988-12-26 TV2 Sweden 104 min
1997-10-26 SVT1 Sweden 104 min
2001-07-23 SVT1 Sweden 104 min
2003-07-14 SVT2 Sweden 104 min
2006-04-17 SVT1 Sweden 104 min
First showing 1955-12-26 Röda Kvarn Stockholm Sweden 109 min
Video release 1998-04 Sweden 104 min
Other showing 1959 Warszawa Poland
TV showing 2007-08-06 SVT1 Sweden 104 min
Festival showing 2008-01-25 Capitol Göteborg Sweden 109 min (Göteborg Film Festival. Ingmar Bergman-retrospektiv)
TV showing 2008-05-06 SVT1 Sweden 104 min
DVD release 2003-11-26 Sweden
TV showing 2012-07-16 SVT1 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2018-04-25 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Awards

Bodil (Denmark) Köpenhamn 1957 (bästa europeiska film)
Festival Award Cannes 1956 (pris för poetisk humor)
Prize Stockholm 1956 (svD:s plakett)
Folket i Bild Magazine Award Stockholm 1955 (bästa film)
Stockholm 1955 Ingmar Bergman (bästa regi)
Stockholm 1955 Ingmar Bergman (bästa manus)
Stockholm 1955 Eva Dahlbeck (bästa kvinnliga huvudroll)
Stockholm 1955 Harriet Andersson (bästa kvinnliga biroll)
Minns Ni? (1993) Citation included from Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2975


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2974


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2975


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2972


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2975


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400
Poster title SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Zetterlund & Thelanders boktryckeri AB


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Kopia


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title (Ingen titel: Recensioner klippta ur pressen)
Tryckeri Kopia


Size Less than 850 x 400
Poster title SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Zetterlund & Thelanders boktryckeri AB


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title SOMMERNATTENS SMIL


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Gunnar Björnstrand, Eva Dahlbeck och Jarl Kulle i SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Fotopress


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Gunnar Björnstrand och Harriet Andersson i SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Fotopress


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Gunnar Björnstrand, Ulla Jacobsson och Björn Bjelvenstam i SOMMARNATTENS LEENDE
Tryckeri Fotopress


Holdings Archive materials

Type Kostymskiss
Object title Petra
Technique gouache
Size 23 x 33


Type Kostymskiss
Object title Anne
Technique gouache
Size 23,2 x 32


Type Kostymskiss
Object title Charlotte
Technique gouache
Size 29,5 x 43


Type Kostymskiss
Object title Desirée
Technique gouache
Size 32 x 43,5


Type Kostymskiss
Object title Anne
Technique gouache
Size 26,5 x39,6


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i smårutigt ylle med gröna band (ej komplett)


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Gråblommig klänning med blå rococoband


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i rött helsiden med dekorblommor och plisseringar


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i lila duchesse med ridicule (2 delar)


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Cape i grå taftmoiré med rosett i halsen


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Kjol i gråblommigt siden med blått rococoband


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Ljusblå klänning med blusisättning och banddekor


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i rosa siden med smultrondekor


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i ljusbrunt siden (omfärgad o omsydd)


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i beige sammet med röda snörmakerier


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Klänning i crèmefärgat siden med pärlbroderi


Type Costume
Object title Sommarnattens leende
Extent Kavaj i pepitarutigt med grön sammetskrage


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title En romantisk komedi på film av Ingmar Bergman.
Extent 184 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title "final English title list"
Extent 23 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title "Liste des deutschen Dialogen"
Extent 56 s.
Language Tyska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 23 s.
Language Franska


Script type Kringmaterial
Script title 6/55. Lennart Olsson.
Extent 157 s. (vol. I), 67 s. + 45 s. + 9 s. (vol II)
Language Svenska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints -
Behind the scenes prints SET
Slides 1
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program eng
Language Svenska


Type Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Norwegian


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Tyska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Tyska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Franska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Franska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Spanish


Type Program/Promotion material


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Other manifestations of this work

Digitized

Technical specifications

Dialogue


Holdings Film

Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP


Element type Digital audio
Gauge WAV


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