Scenes from the Night

Artists Marianne and Henrik Friborg had a long and happy marriage until a couple of years ago, when Henrik suddenly and painfully broke it off. Now Henrik has a heart condition and is critically ill. The doctors are very concerned. Visiting him at his deathbed, Marianne realizes – against her daughters' wishes – that Henrik's mistress Paula should also be allowed to bid him farewell. On Henrik's last night, Marianne and Paula meet for the first time.

  • Sweden
  • 2018, 16 min
  • Director: Pernilla August
  • Director of photography: Erik Molberg Hansen
  • Editor: Åsa Mossberg
  • Screenplay: Cilla Naumann
  • Cast: Pernilla August, Ville Virtanen
  • Coproduction: SVT, Film i Väst, Chimney
  • Producer: Anna Anthony
  • Production: Avanti Film

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Pernilla August

Pernilla August

Pernilla August (1958) is an award-winning Swedish film and theater actress and director who had her breakthrough in 1982 in Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander. She has directed critically acclaimed Beyond (2010), which was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, and A Serious Game (2016).