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The Seventh Seal (Det Sjunde inseglet)

   Blu-ray

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Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Year: 1957
Format: Blu-ray
Genre: Drama
Cast: Åke Fridell, Bengt Ekerot, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Inga Gill, Inga Landgré, Max von Sydow, Nils Poppe
Original Language: Swedish
Subtitle Language:
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 16-Jun-09
Runtime (minutes):

SKU: CC1804BD Categories: ,

Description

Returning exhausted from the Crusades to find medieval Sweden gripped by the Plague, a knight (Max von Sydow) suddenly comes face-to-face with the hooded figure of Death, and challenges him to a game of chess. As the fateful game progresses, and the knight and his squire encounter a gallery of outcasts from a society in despair, Bergman mounts a profound inquiry into the nature of faith and the torment of mortality. One of the most influential films of its time, The Seventh Seal is a stunning allegory of man’s search for meaning and a work of stark visual poetry.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • Digital transfer (box set edition); new, restored high-definition digital transfer (two-DVD and Blu-ray editions), with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Introduction by Ingmar Bergman, recorded in 2003 (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
  • Audio commentary by Bergman expert Peter Cowie, with a new afterword on the two-DVD and Blu-ray editions
  • Bergman Island (2006), an 83-minute documentary on Bergman by Marie Nyreröd, featuring in-depth and revealing interviews with the director (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
  • Archival audio interview with Max von Sydow (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
  • A 1989 tribute to Bergman by filmmaker Woody Allen (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Bergman 101, a selected video filmography tracing Bergman’s career, narrated by Cowie (two-DVD and Blu-ray only)
  • An annotated, illustrated Bergman filmography, featuring excerpts from Wild Strawberries and The Magician with commentary (box set only)
  • Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A new essay by Cowie (box set edition); a booklet featuring a new essay by critic Gary Giddins (two-DVD and Blu-ray editions)


    New cover by Neil Kellerhouse (two-DVD and Blu-ray editions); new cover by Gordon Reynolds (box set edition)

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