Theatre, 1952

The Restless Heart

Three years after the production at Gothenburg City Theatre, Bergman returns to Jean Anouilh's play about the poor violinist Thérèse (Gertrud Fridh), who after a difficult upbringing can't bear to accept happiness when it finally comes her way.

About the production

Produced for Swedish Radio Malmö. No recordings remain.


  • The Ingmar Bergman Archives.


  • Gertrud Fridh, Thérèse Tarde
  • Rune Turesson, Florent
  • Georg Årlin, Hartman
  • Oscar Ljung, Gosta
  • Åke Fridell, Mr Tarde
  • Naima Wifstrand, Mrs Tarde
  • Nine-Christine Jönsson, Jeannet
  • Dagmar Bentzen
  • Gun Arvidsson
  • Nils Fritz, Mr Lebonze
  • Jean Anouilh, Author
  • Stig Torsslow, Radio adaptation
  • Ingmar Bergman, Director
  • Gustaf Bjurström, Translation
  • Tuve-Ambjörn Nyström , Translation