Tag Archives: Anita Björk

Arne Mattsson – Mannekäng i rött AKA Mannequin In Red (1958)

Plot Synopsis
Just wrapping up a previous investigation, the PI:s John and Kajsa Hillman stumbles upon a dead body in a famous fashion house. Kajsa Hillman takes employment as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer. The murderer continues to kill people to cover up the tracks… Read More »

Nunnally Johnson – Night People (1954)

Synopsis:
Post WWII yarn about a young GI abducted by the Soviets in West Berlin and hauled off to the East. His recovery gets complicated as Colonel Steve Van Dyke (Peck) tries to sort out the usefulness of informants, spies, bureaucrats, and the abductee’s influential father (Crawford)! Read More »

Ingmar Bergman – Kvinnors väntan AKA Waiting Women (1952)



While at a summerhouse, awaiting their husbands’ return, a group of sisters-in-law recount stories from their respective marriages. Rakel (Anita Björk) tells of receiving a visit from a former lover (Jarl Kulle); Marta (Maj-Britt Nilsson) of agreeing to marry a painter (Birger Malmsten) only after having his child; and Karin (Eva Dahlbeck) of being stuck with her husband (Gunnar Björnstrand) in an elevator, where they talk intimately for the first time in years. Making dexterous use of flashbacks, the engaging Waiting Women is a veritable seedbed of Bergman themes, ranging from aspiring young love to the fear of loneliness, with the finale a masterpiece of chamber comedy. Read More »