Port of Call (1948 film)

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Port of Call
Film poster
Directed byIngmar Bergman
Produced byHarald Molander
Written byIngmar Bergman
Olle Länsberg
StarringNine-Christine Jönsson
Bengt Eklund
Mimi Nelson
Music byErland von Koch
Edited byOscar Rosander
Release date
  • 11 October 1948 (1948-10-11)
Running time
100 minutes

Port of Call (Swedish: Hamnstad, lit. 'Port Town') is a 1948 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.


Berit, a young woman living in a working-class port town begins a relationship with Gösta, a sailor newly returned from overseas and intent upon staying on land. The plot and character development centre on the relationship between Berit and Gösta, as she discloses her troubled past of family problems and various affairs to him and he must deal with his own feelings and conflicts about such disclosure.


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