The Seventh Seal

Det sjunde inseglet, feature film, 1957

DIRECTED BY: Ingmar Bergman

The Seventh Seal

CAST:
Max von Sydow (Antonius Block),
Bengt Ekerot,
Gunnar Björnstrand (Jöns),
Nils Poppe (Jof),
Bibi Andersson (Mia)

SCRIPT:
Ingmar Bergman

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Gunnar Fischer

Synopsis:
The setting is 14th century Sweden. Antonius Block, sobered up and disappointed knight returns after the Crusades. He meets Death who came to collect his life. He challenges it to a game of chess – if he loses Death takes him; if he wins, he will be spared. During the game he questions Death about God's existence…

b/w, 96'

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