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She [Ingrid Bergman] had chosen a very small part, and I couldn't persuade her to change her mind. She was sweetly stubborn. But stubborn she was ... Since her part was so small, I decided to film her one big scene, where she talks for almost five minutes, straight, all in one long take. A lot of actresses would have hesitated over that. She loved the idea and made the most of it. She ran the gamut of emotions. I've never seen anything like it.

Sidney Lumet        0


2007: Ingrid: Ingrid Bergman, A Personal Biography, ISBN 9781416539148, Page 247, publisher Simon and Schuster, Evidence

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