To Joy (film)

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To Joy
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DVD cover
Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Written byIngmar Bergman
Produced by Allan Ekelund
Starring Maj-Britt Nilsson
Stig Olin
Birger Malmsten
Edited by Oscar Rosander
Release date
  • 20 February 1950 (1950-02-20)
Running time
98 minutes

To Joy (Swedish : Till glädje) is a 1950 Swedish film directed and written by Ingmar Bergman about a young married couple who play together in a Swedish orchestra. [1]



Stig and Marta are two violinists playing in the orchestra directed by Sönderby. They wed, but Stig's ambition is overwhelming and his ego, oversized. The difficulties the couple encounters in its day-to-day life, as well as Stig's inability to accept the career of a soloist embitter the man. He starts seeing Mikael Bro, an old swinger friend, and his wife Nelly, who form a sulfurous couple.


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  1. "Till glädje". Svenska Filminstitutet. Retrieved 2 December 2019.