A Woman's Face (1938 film)

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A Woman's Face
En kvinnas ansikte.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gustaf Molander
Written by Screenplay:
Gösta Stevens, Stina Bergman (uncredited)
Francis de Croisset
Starring Ingrid Bergman
Music by Eric Bengtson
Cinematography Åke Dahlqvist
Edited by Oscar Rosander
Release date
  • August 1938 (1938-08) (Venice Film Festival)
  • 31 October 1938 (1938-10-31) (Sweden)
  • 8 September 1939 (1939-09-08) (U.S.)
Running time
101 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

A Woman's Face (Swedish: En kvinnas ansikte) is a 1938 Swedish drama film directed by Gustaf Molander, based on the play Il etait une fois by Francis de Croisset. The cast includes Ingrid Bergman in the lead as a woman criminal with a disfigured face.

The film was awarded a Special Recommendation at the 1938 Venice Film Festival for its "overall artistic contribution."[1] It was remade in 1941 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer with the same title, starring Joan Crawford.



  1. ^ En kvinnas ansikte - Utmärkelser (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved on 2009-04-29.

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