Allen fans didn't like this stark examination of love, life, and death because they kept expecting it to turn funny and it never did. INTERIORS nevertheless represented an important and impressive change of direction for Allen, who here pays explicit homage to one of his acknowledged
mentors, Ingmar Bergman--he even goes as far as to employ some of the master's best-known techniques, photographing the principals against blank walls and having them speak directly into the camera.
Wealthy Arthur (Marshall) and mentally disturbed Eve (Page) are the parents of three sisters. Arthur announces one day that he is leaving his wife to marry Pearl (Stapleton, in a role th...