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Seventh Seal / Det Sjunde Inseglet

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

Released: 1956
Genre: DRAMA
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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