Psychoanalytical considerations on Ingmar Bergman’s “Cries and Whispers”


The Author rereads Ingmar Bergman’s film “Cries and Whispers” not only as a representation of the process of emotions and thoughts revolving around dying, but also as a potentially transformational experience for the audience’s self that generates a profound change in how they interpret death. Psychoanalytical considerations on the film, juxtaposed with Heidegger’s concept of “being-toward- death”, comments from film critics, and reference to Ginette Raimbault’s experience of the clinical aspects of chronic and terminal Read more