Lines from the Heart (I Rollerna Tre)

Original Swedish Title I ROLLERNA TRE
Italian Title DAL CUORE
Duration 75 mins (50 mins version also available)
Producer Christina Olofson, CO.Film, Stockholm, Sweden
Released 1996
Director Christina Olofson
Script Christina Olofson
Photography Lisa Hagstrand
Editing Christina Olofson, Stefan Sundlöf
Sound Wille Peterson-Berger
Music Johan Zachrisson
Cast Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom

A Film by 

Lines from the Heart is about an unusual meeting of three world famous acresses, Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson and Gunnel Lindblom. They worked with Ingmar Bergman for many years and they became his favourite actresses. They have taken part in innumerable films. Prior to Lines from the Heart, however, they have never played themselves. 

International Press Reviews
“Anyone who knows old Swedish movies is sure to get a charge out of LINES FROM THE HEART” Derek Elley VARIETY

Venice Film Festival nomination (1996) and the only film from the Nordic Countries

Cuttings from the Swedish Press:
"Three women with intelligence, humour and integrity"
"Entertaining, interesting and beautiful"
"...brings out laughter and admiration"
“They treat us actors as kids, but Ingmar Bergman made us respectable”

“They treat us actors as kids, but Ingmar Bergman made us respectable.”

A documentary feature film with Ingmar Bergman's three favourite actresses. A rare meeting between Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson and Gunnel Lindblom, discussing the art of acting and their own experiences of life over the last four decades. What expectations did they have of their profession when they started and how do they feel now? All three are all still very active professionally. 

Almost 30 years ago they participated in THE GIRLS, a film by Mai Zetterling, who died in 1994. As a tribute to her, LINES FROM THE HEART was filmed in Mai's house in Le Mazel, Ardèche, France