A chamber play is play of usually three acts which can be performed with a small cast and practically no sets or costumes in a small space. The form became popular in the early 20th century, with leading exponents being Max Reinhardt and August Strindberg., first it was adapted to cinema in 1920s, being Kammerspielfilm and was later adapted for cinema by Ingmar Bergman.
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- Tornqvist, Egil (2000). Strindberg's Ghost Sonata. Amsterdam University Press. p. 23. ISBN 90-5356-454-3.
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