At several instances to barneskuespillere at the Göteborg Stadsteater in Sweden have been damaged during the staging of "Fanny and Alexander". The damage shall have occurred in connection with a scene where children are being abused with a whip.
It reports the Swedish newspaper Expressen, citing g ÷ teborgs-Posten.
"Fanny and Alexander" by Ingmar Bergman is set up by Stadsteateret, and is about Fanny and Alexander that grows up in a overklassefamilie in Uppsala in the period before the first world war.Was whipped
They are both mentally and physically abused by his stepfather, the local bishop. Several aspects of the film are seen as partly autobiographical, that the bishop should have been modeled after bergman's own father.Ingmar bergman's horrific childhood Dagbladet Plus
In a scene is a boy abused with the whip of the very strict, the bishop Edvard Vergérus. It is this stage that on three occasions has gone skeis, by piskeslagene that should have been fictional, was very real.
Role is played by three different boys, who take turns to play.
In an attempt to avoid damage, children have had insulation in the form of vattering under their clothes, but this must not have been sufficiently robust to avoid that the kids were damaged by from the piskeslagene.
Still, should the whip have hit on a place that was not protected.hurts
the Battles should have resulted in bruises, according to g ÷ teborgs-Posten, who has gained access to a report that reviews one of the events.
"It hurts, and there is a mark on the skin", it should say there.NB! POWERFUL IMAGES: A mother from California, USA, was shocked to witness that the son was abused by the woman who would take care of him. Video: KCAL / KCBS / private via the CNN Show more Show more Show more
Head of the Gothenburg Stadsteater, Björn Sandmark, do not know how the accident could happen.
- We judge always the work environment when it comes to scenes like this, but obviously there was something that has not worked this time. We organized better vattering and a better whip. Moreover, we took into a stuntman who helped us be sure that the scene was done properly, he says to Gothenburg-Post.Happened in the past
It is also the case that similar events have happened twice in the past. One of these is according to the director of the theater Sandmark been reported.
- Then have it talked about that the actor has missed the protection and hit the child's bones, where it then has occurred in the small brands, " he says to the newspaper.
Sandmark says that the boys who plays the role of has taken it all very well, and they compare it all to "fall in the gym and get a bruise".
the Parents of the barneskuespillerne has been informed about the incident, but neither they nor the children have expressed any desire to cancel your participation in the play.Nun faked his own death to drop the monastery