The Resource The seventh seal, A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman, (videorecording)

The seventh seal, A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman, (videorecording)

Label
The seventh seal
Title
The seventh seal
Statement of responsibility
A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman
Title variation
Sjunde inseglet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • swe
  • eng
  • swe
  • swe
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Gunnar Fischer ; editor, Lennart Wallén ; music, Erik Nordgren
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Swedish dialogue, English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S48 2009
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-2007
  • 1909-1986
  • 1929-
  • 1935-2019
  • 1937-
  • 1927-
  • 1931-
  • 1913-1991
  • 1916-1979
  • 1919-1985
  • 1904-1983
  • 1919-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bergman, Ingmar
  • Björnstrand, Gunnar
  • Ekerot, Bengt
  • Poppe, Nils
  • Sydow, Max von
  • Andersson, Bibi
  • Gill, Inga
  • Hansson, Maud
  • Landgré, Inga
  • Lindblom, Gunnel
  • Anderberg, Bertil
  • Ek, Anders
  • Fridell, Åke
  • Olsson, Gunnar
  • Strandmark, Erik
  • Nordgren, Erik
  • Svensk filmindustri
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Crusades
  • Death
  • Chess
  • Black Death
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The seventh seal, A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc one: Introduction by Ingmar Bergman, recorded in 2003; audio commentary by Bergman expert Peter Cowie, with a new afterword; archival audio interview with Max von Sydow; a 1989 tribute to Bergman by filmmaker Woody Allen; theatrical trailer. Disc two: "Bergman Island:" (2006), an 83-minute documentary on Bergman by journalist Marie Nyreröd, featuring in-depth and revealing interviews with the director; "Bergman 101:" a selection video filmography tracing Bergman's career, narrated by Cowie. Booklet features an essay by critic Gary Giddins
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
On the beach -- Jof's vision -- At the church -- The deserted village -- The seduction of Skat -- The progression of Flagellants -- Torture at the tavern -- Strawberries and mild at dusk -- "Love is the blackest of all plagues" -- "The deadest actor I've ever seen" -- The burning of the witch -- "Mate at the next move" -- The last supper -- The dance of death
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9781604651416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515044516
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1802D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)384893329
  • 1027248
  • (OCoLC)ocn384893329
  • 1027248
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., new, restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The seventh seal, A.B. Svensk Filmindustri ; director and scenarist, Ingmar Bergman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc one: Introduction by Ingmar Bergman, recorded in 2003; audio commentary by Bergman expert Peter Cowie, with a new afterword; archival audio interview with Max von Sydow; a 1989 tribute to Bergman by filmmaker Woody Allen; theatrical trailer. Disc two: "Bergman Island:" (2006), an 83-minute documentary on Bergman by journalist Marie Nyreröd, featuring in-depth and revealing interviews with the director; "Bergman 101:" a selection video filmography tracing Bergman's career, narrated by Cowie. Booklet features an essay by critic Gary Giddins
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
On the beach -- Jof's vision -- At the church -- The deserted village -- The seduction of Skat -- The progression of Flagellants -- Torture at the tavern -- Strawberries and mild at dusk -- "Love is the blackest of all plagues" -- "The deadest actor I've ever seen" -- The burning of the witch -- "Mate at the next move" -- The last supper -- The dance of death
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9781604651416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515044516
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1802D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)384893329
  • 1027248
  • (OCoLC)ocn384893329
  • 1027248
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., new, restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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