The Seventh Seal

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Duration: 96 min

Bergman’s allegorical drama stars Max von Sydow as a knight trying to elude his own death.Vividly recreating a medieval world tormented by plague and superstition, Bergman’s allegorical drama –centred on a knight (von Sydow), returned from the Crusades, who challenges Death to a game of chess in order to postpone his demise –remains fascinating (and finally rather touching) as a study of faith in crisis. Packed with powerful images, it punctuates its bleakness with moments of pleasingly pawky humour.

Club and Group screenings

Sun 22nd Apr 15.00 Ingmar Bergman: Vintage Sundays returns this spring with a tribute to the seminal Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, screening six of his best films in chronological order. Time to tick these World Cinema classics of your list. Vintage Sundays: Classic films back on the big screen where they belong.

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