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Author: Ingmar BergmanGunnar BjörnstrandBengt EkerotNils PoppeMax von SydowAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2009] ©2009
Series: Criterion collection, 11.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : Swedish : [Special edition]View all editions and formats
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Antonius Block is a knight, who along with his squire, are returning home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. Antonius challenges Death to a chess game for his life. Antonius and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Swedish language films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ingmar Bergman; Gunnar Björnstrand; Bengt Ekerot; Nils Poppe; Max von Sydow; Bibi Andersson; Inga Gill; Maud Hansson; Inga Landgré; Gunnel Lindblom; Bertil Anderberg; Anders Ek; Åke Fridell; Gunnar Olsson; Erik Strandmark; Gunnar Fischer; Erik Nordgren; Lennart Wallén; Peter Cowie; Marie Nyreröd; Gary Giddins; Svensk filmindustri,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781604651416 1604651415
OCLC Number: 384893329
Language Note: Soundtracks: Swedish or dubbed English soundtrack; with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Full screen (1.33:1 aspect).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Credits: Photography, Gunnar Fischer ; editor, Lennart Wallén ; music, Erik Nordgren.
Cast: Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe, Max Von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Inga Gill, Maud Hansson, Inga Landgré, Gunnel Lindblom, Bertil Anderberg, Anders Ek, Åke Fridell, Gunnar Olsson, Erik Standmark.
Description: 2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 pages).
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1 aspect); Dolby Digital mono; new, restored High-Definition digital transfer.
Contents: disc 1. The film: Ingmar Bergman introduction [Created in 2003 as a series of introductions to Ingmar Bergman's films that Marie Nyreröd recorded with Bergman] (3 min.) --
Feature --
Optional audio feature commentary with film scholar Peter Cowie (recorded in 1987) --
Afterword [2008, featuring film scholar Peter Cowie] (11 min.) --
Max Von Sydow audio interview (Excerpts from interview conducted by film scholar Peter Cowie in 1988] (20 min.) --
Woody Allen on Bergman [filmed in 1998 for Turner Classics Movies] (7 min.) --
Original theatrical trailer. disc 2. The director: Bergman Island [Feature-length documentary edited from three documentaries on Ingmar Bergman, made by Swedish television journalist Marie Nyreröd in 2004] (2004 ; 83 min.) --
Bergman 101 [Film scholar Peter Cowie walks viewers through Bergman's career through film stills, clips, and behind-the-scenes photos] (35 min.) ; Booklet includes essay by film scholar Gary Giddins, There go the clowns.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 11.
Other Titles: Bergman Island.
Sjunde inseglet (Motion picture)
Sjunde inseglet
Responsibility: A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman.
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Antonius Block is a knight, who along with his squire, are returning home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. Antonius challenges Death to a chess game for his life. Antonius and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval that the plague has caused.

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