After the film’s premiere, Mia Pernilla Wallgren (Anna Bergman) married the director and took the more familiar surname August.
Bille August with extras during the filming of The Best Intentions.
Anna (Pernilla August) and Henrik (Samuel Fröler) together with their son Dag. August was presented with the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival and would go on to play Bergman’s mother in two more productions.
The wealthy Åkerblom family at their summer house in Dalarna.
Anna (Pernilla August) and Johan Åkerblom (Max von Sydow).
Page from Bergman’s handwritten script of The Best Intentions.
Workbook no 40 contains script drafts of The Best Intentions and a few short motivational notes.