Brink of Life

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Brink of Life (US), So Close to Life (UK)
Brink of Life.jpg
Swedish poster
Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Written by Ulla Isaksson
Starring Eva Dahlbeck
Ingrid Thulin
Bibi Andersson
Release dates
  • 31 March 1958 (1958-03-31)
Running time
84 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Brink of Life, (Swedish: Nära livet, and known as So Close to Life in the UK) is a 1958 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Bergman won the Best Director Award and Anderson, Dahlbeck, Ornäs and Thulin won the Best Actress Award at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



Brink of Life received generally mixed reviews from critics.[2]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Brink of Life". Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  2. ^ "'Brink of Life' (1958) on RT". Rotten Tomatoes. 

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