The emotionally and sexually stunted Jan returns to his childhood estate with his fiancée and is immediately besieged by repressed memories. As he recounts his childhood growing up with his eccentric mother, he is forced to reflect on their relationship and the love she would offer with one hand and take away with the other.
Director: Mai Zetterling. AKA Night Games
Writers: Mai Zetterling, David Hughes.
Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Keve Hjelm, Jörgen Lindström, Lena Brundin, Naima Wifstrand, Monica Zetterlund, Lauritz Falk, Rune Lindström, Christian Bratt, Lissi Alandh, Axel Fritz, Willy Koblanck, Cleo Boman, Monique Ernstdotter.
1966 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.