GIRL WITH HYACINTHS
FLICKA OCH HYACINTER
1950, Telepicture Marketing, 89 min, Sweden, Dir: Hasse Ekman

When beautiful young Dagmar Brink (Eva Henning) commits suicide her neighbors are stunned - especially when her final note leaves them all her possessions, including the enigmatic portrait of Dagmar called “Girl with Hyacinths.” Intrigued, the husband begins an investigation into what could have made the beguiling woman kill herself. Ekman’s greatest film is a slow-building tale of suspense leading to a stunning, unforgettable conclusion. “An absolute masterpiece. Twenty-four carats. Perfect.” - Ingmar Bergman.