Basic facts

Original title Herbstsonate
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 1978-10-08

Cast

Ingrid Bergman
Charlotte, konsertpianist

Liv Ullmann
Eva, hennes dotter

Lena Nyman
Helena, Evas yngre syster

Halvar Björk
Viktor, Evas man, präst

Arne Bang-Hansen
onkel Otto

Gunnar Björnstrand
Paul, Charlottes agent

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Titles

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

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Line Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Production Accountant
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Key Grip
Grip Best Boy
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Construction Coordinator
Boom Operator
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew

Cast

Ingrid Bergman Charlotte, konsertpianist
Liv Ullmann Eva, hennes dotter
Lena Nyman Helena, Evas yngre syster
Halvar Björk Viktor, Evas man, präst
Arne Bang-Hansen onkel Otto
Gunnar Björnstrand Paul, Charlottes agent
Erland Josephson Josef, Charlottes man
Georg Løkkeberg Leonardo, Charlottes vän
Linn Ullmann Eva som barn
Knut Wigert professorn
Eva von Hanno sjuksköterskan
Marianne Aminoff Charlottes sekreterare
Mimi Pollak pianolärarinnan

Companies

Production Company ITC Film Distributors, Ltd.
Personafilm GmbH (för)
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri
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
Laboratory FilmTeknik AB
Other Company Neue Constantin Film GmbH & Co. Verleih K.G. (distributör i Västtyskland)
Kommunernes Filmcentral A/S

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 119325
Date 1978-08-25
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 2540 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 495-530-420-525-570 = 2540 m.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Optical mono
Colour system Eastman Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2537 meter
Length in minutes 93 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

1977-09-19 1977-11-08
Norsk Film A/S Jar Norway (ateljé)
Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden (ateljé)

Release dates

TV showing 1982-12-25 TV1 Sweden 89 min
2000-12-17 SVT1 Sweden 89 min
2003-09-06 SVT2 Sweden 89 min
2005-10-03 SVT1 Sweden 89 min
2006-09-25 SVT1 Sweden 89 min
First showing 1978-10-08 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 93 min
Release in Sweden 1978-10-08 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 93 min
Video release 1998-12 Sweden 89 min
Other showing 1978-10-19 Bambi Wiesbaden West Germany 93 min (västtysk premiär)
1978-11-08 Molde Norway 93 min (norsk premiär)
1979 Warszawa Poland
TV showing 2011-02-14 SVT1 Sweden
2016-12-26 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Preludium, piano, op. 28. Nr 2, a-moll
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1838-1839)
Instrumentalist Käbi Laretei (dubbar Ingrid Bergmans pianospel)


Original title Svit, nr 4, BWV 828, Ess-dur
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1731)
Instrumentalist Claude Génetay (ej i bild)


Original title Sonat, blockflöjt, b.c., HWV 369, F-dur
Composer Georg Friedrich Händel (1725-1726)
Instrumentalist Frans Brüggen
Gustav Leonhardt
Anner Bylsma


Awards

Bodil (Denmark) Köpenhamn 1979 (bästa europeiska film)
David di Donatello Award Italien 1979 Ingrid Bergman (roll)
Italien 1979 Liv Ullmann (roll)
Academy Award Nomination Los Angeles 1978 Ingrid Bergman (bästa kvinnliga huvudroll / Best Actress in a Leading Role)
Los Angeles 1978 Ingmar Bergman (Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Circle Prize New York 1978 Ingrid Bergman (roll)
Golden Globe Hollywood 1978 (bästa utländska film)
National Board of Review 1978 Ingrid Bergman (bästa skådespelerska)
1978 (bästa utländska film)
1978 Ingmar Bergman (bästa regi)
National Society of Film Critics 1978 Ingrid Bergman (roll)

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 2524


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2521


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2528


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2528


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2540


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplicate positive neutral background
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size More than 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 50 s.
Language English


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 15
Colour prints SET
Behind the scenes prints SET
Slides 9
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


Other manifestations of this work

Digitized

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Frames per second 24
Reels 93
Dialogue


Holdings Film

Element type Digital screening material
Gauge DCP


Element type Digital archive material
Gauge WAV


Element type Digital archive material
Gauge WAV


Gauge MAP


Gauge MAP


Element type Digital screening material
Gauge ProRes


Gauge ProRes


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