Theatre, 1948

Mother Love

Anita Björk worked on her second collaboration with Bergman in this radio play with its typical Strindberg theme.

About the production

Mother Love takes place during the summer at the end of the 1800s in a seaside town. A mother slanders her daughter's father in an attempt to keep her from having any contact with him. The mother fails in her attempts and the daughter finds out the truth about her parents.

No recordings remain.


  • The Ingmar Bergman Archives.


  • Marianne Löfgren, The mother
  • Anita Björk, Hélène
  • Eleonora Lindkvist, Lisen
  • Anna Lisa Baude, Dresser
  • August Strindberg, Author
  • Ingmar Bergman, Radio adaptation