Summer With Monika

SF Film

Monika works in the vegetable market, and Harry lives next door. He takes her to the movies and soon they are to go steady. After spending the night with Monika on his father’s boat, Harry is fired. The two of them takes off, leaving Stockholm, the cars and the city smog behind them. At first, things are idyllic: Sun bathing in the nude, drinking, going to dances. But Monika becomes pregnant. They run out of food and start stealing from summer cottages. Monika is caught and only just escaping, and finally they have to return to town. Harry’s aunt sees to it that they get properly married. They have a daughter but Monika is soon bored with married life and no money and lets Harry take care of the baby. He goes on a business trip, returning a day early to find Monika in bed with another man.They separate. Monika takes off and Harry is left with his little daughter and the memories of one summer of happiness.

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Summer With Monika

Title Summer With Monika

Original title Sommaren Med Monika

Director Ingmar Bergman

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell, Naemi Briese, Georg Skarstedt, John Harryson

Script Ingmar Bergman

Editor Tage Holmberg

Production company SF

Release 1953 Feb, 09

Format HD

Duration 96 min

Monika works in the vegetable market, and Harry lives next door. He takes her to the movies and soon they are to go steady. After spending the night with Monika on his father’s boat, Harry is fired. The two of them takes off, leaving Stockholm, the cars and the city smog behind them. At first, things are idyllic: Sun bathing in the nude, drinking, going to dances. But Monika becomes pregnant. They run out of food and start stealing from summer cottages. Monika is caught and only just escaping, and finally they have to return to town. Harry’s aunt sees to it that they get properly married. They have a daughter but Monika is soon bored with married life and no money and lets Harry take care of the baby. He goes on a business trip, returning a day early to find Monika in bed with another man.They separate. Monika takes off and Harry is left with his little daughter and the memories of one summer of happiness. Monika works in the vegetable market, and Harry lives next door. He takes her to the movies and soon they are to go steady. After spending the night with Monika on his father’s boat, Harry is fired. The two of them takes off, leaving Stockholm, the cars and the city smog behind them. At first, things are idyllic: Sun bathing in the nude, drinking, going to dances. But Monika becomes pregnant. They run out of food and start stealing from summer cottages. Monika is caught and only just escaping, and finally they have to return to town. Harry’s aunt sees to it that they get properly married. They have a daughter but Monika is soon bored with married life and no money and lets Harry take care of the baby. He goes on a business trip, returning a day early to find Monika in bed with another man.They separate. Monika takes off and Harry is left with his little daughter and the memories of one summer of happiness.

Title Summer With Monika

Original title Sommaren Med Monika

Director Ingmar Bergman

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell, Naemi Briese, Georg Skarstedt, John Harryson

Script Ingmar Bergman

Editor Tage Holmberg

Production company SF

Release 1953 Feb, 09

Format HD

Duration 96 min

Genre: Drama






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