The Mistress (1962 film)

The Mistress
The Mistress.jpg
Swedish theatrical poster
Directed by Vilgot Sjöman
Produced by Lars-Owe Carlberg
Allan Ekelund
Written by Vilgot Sjöman
Starring Bibi Andersson
Cinematography Lasse Björne
Edited by Lennart Wallén
Release date
  • 8 October 1962 (1962-10-08)
Running time
77 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

The Mistress (Swedish: Älskarinnan) is a 1962 Swedish drama film directed by Vilgot Sjöman. It marked Sjöman's directoral debut and was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival where Bibi Andersson won the Silver Bear for Best Actress award.[1] The film was also selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 35th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. ^ "Berlinale: Prize Winners". Retrieved 13 February 2010.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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