THE SEVENTH SEAL
Thursday, February 8
Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Starring Max von Sydow
(1957) Back from the Crusades, knight Max von Sydow plays chess with Death, as he travels in a plague-ridden 14th-century Sweden in quest of his wife. But a traveling juggler and his wife Bibi Andersson can be saved. The first of Bergman’s God-haunted works “contains some of the most extraordinary images ever committed to celluloid” (Nigel Floyd). DCP restoration. Approx. 96 min.
“SOME OF BERGMAN’S MOST INDELIBLE IMAGES.”
– Kristin M. Jones, The Wall Street Journal