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Seventh Seal / Det Sjunde Inseglet


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Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
9.74 /10
 
Starring
Max von Sydow , Bengt Ekerot, Gunnar Bjornstrand
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Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
Written by: Ingmar Bergman

 
 
 
Released: 1956
   
Genre: DRAMA
FANTASY
FOREIGN
COSTUME
   
Origin: Sweden
   
Length: 95
 
 


 

A knight returning from the Crusades (Max von Sydow, pictured right) tries to persuade Death, over a game of chess, that there is good in mankind.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Ingmar Bergman at his most original but morbidly portentous, ending the proceedings with a dance of death. A film about fear of the H-bomb? Your guess is as good as mine, but the visual imagery is unforgettable.

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