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 18.00 Ingrid Bergman Retrospective. Vintage Sundays: Classic films back on the big screen where they belong.

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