Loading

Summer with Monika

1953 - SWEDISH - MOVIE

DramaRomance

  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Critics Score
    94%
  • Rating
    7.6/10
  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Critics Score
    94%
  • Rating
    7.6/10
Harry Lund is a nineteen-year-old man who meets Monika, a romantic, reckless and rebellious seventeen-year-old, and they fall in love. They leave their families and jobs in their small town, Harry gets his father's boat and they spend the summer together in an isolated island. Monika gets pregnant, and Harry decides to marry her. He grows up, gets a job and returns to his studies, trying to improve their lives and raise their daughter June, while Monika just wants to have fun. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish-language Drama Romance film featuring Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell, Naemi Briese, Åke Grönberg and Mona Åstrand. Summer with Monika was Produced by Allan Ekelund. Summer with Monika is written by Ingmar Bergman and Per Anders Fogelstr M and it is directed by Ingmar Bergman. Summer with Monika was released on 9th February 1953 and takes a screen time of 96 min. The music was composed by Erik Nordgren along with Les Baxter.

Summer with Monika Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 82%

82%
  • Time Out

    A tender yet unsentimental account of a love affair that turns sour. ( Read More )
  • Combust Ible Celluloid

    But by any standards, its an excellent film, gorgeously made and emotionally powerful. ( Read More )
  • New Yorker

    Bergman would be no more adept a pornographer than he would be at filming hip hop, but his camera did stare at the human surface with an intentness unmatched since von Sternberg rhapsodized over Ma... ( Read More )
  • Film Freak Central

    Hes stopped dead in front of a mirror on the street, startled at what hes become: a schnook. ( Read More )
  • His first film with Andersson shows a developing ability to probe the psychology of a rich, vital woman without losing his objectivity. ( Read More )
See all reviews

Similar to Summer with Monika