from Disc Emporium: Swedish Cinema, Miniseries / Criterion Collection . Direction: Ingmar Bergman Marianne and Johan always seemed like the perfect couple. But when Johan suddenly leaves Marianne for another woman, they are forced to confront the disintegration of their marriage. Shot in intense, intimate close-ups by master cinematographer Sven Nykvist, the film chronicles ten years of turmoil and love that bind the couple despite their divorce and subsequent marriages. Originally conceived as a six-part miniseries for Swedish television, The Criterion Collection is proud to present not only the U.S. theatrical version, but also, for the first time on video in the U.S., Ingmar Bergmans original 5-hour television version of Scenes From a Marriage. Features: 3 discs . English sub-titles . full frame . Comparison between the television and theatrical versions by film scholar Peter Cowie; Exclusive new video interview with stars Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson; Video interview with Ingmar Bergman; New essay by author Phillip Lopate.