Writings, 1944


Bergman's breakthrough.

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Directed by Alf Sjöberg, Torment was a great success.  

Close-up of Caligula. He is staring at Jan-Erik through a magnified spectacle.
Caligula: Has Sir Widgren done his homework? 
Jan-Erik: Yeah, I have.
Caligula: I believe (whispers). I believe that Sir Widgren - is lying!
Jan-Erik: No, I am not!
Caligula: I see.