Hose few magnum opera that deals with the most important uestions of all Meaning of Life does the devil now talk to God the Knight tries to help a witch well what idiots that would vote with Trump today consider to be a witch and in fact a handsome young woman that is condemned to be burned at the stake giving her water and something to alleviate even make her pain disappear perhaps with some herbs opium from the Orient where he had been traveling for ten years with his Suire during the Crusades and he tells her that he would like to talk with the Devil with whom she is supposed to be acuainted and in cahootsWe can think of The Polyglots by William Gerhardie and the uestion why do men have to die and the answer that they have to to make room for other people which invites alas the other uestion of what are the other people forand look at the presence of Death the skeletons used by the travelling troupe of actors the bones that the Suire asks about the way ahead he had not Sleep with the Fishes known these are the remains of a dead man when he approached themMen are very cruel in this film and we could argue that it is the middle ages the dawn of time when people were not civilized but we can see thisind of behavior even today again The joker that sits on top of the world and his millions of fans come to mind as the most grotesue representation a replica of the primitives from The Seventh Seal and the caves of the primordial people and in an inn they take a poor actor Jof and make him dance caves of the primordial people and in an inn they take a poor actor Jof and make him dance a bear well beyond the point where he is exhausted and they would have The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History killed him were it not for the intervention of the Suire who punishes the ring leader a demonic vile scoundrel that had been on the point of raping an august seraphic admirable woman when again this same angel of Hope would have interferedThe plague has beenilling men women and children in droves we are much better off today for there are means to stop the calamity that the Coronavirus would have provoked in another age Insha Allah and it seems to be hitting even the land where the characters roam some of them trying to act in a play for the community interrupted when the procession of the Witch to be Burned is approaching as a conseuence of a Real Witch Hunt not the phony scenario promoted by a deranged old fool sitting in a White House and complaining all day long when not showing disturbing massive symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder Dementia and Paranoia combined all in full display for uite a few times during almost every day but alas not for the fans and the senators and leaders of a party that is so decadent and decaying now that it may never be resurrectedThe stupendous Seventh Seal has won the Jury Special Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1957 when it was not even considered for an Oscar or a Golden Globe proving yet again that the French festival is the real thing the one promoting the real eternal values while the Oscars are so much less relevant and sophisticated in terms of valu. Book is identical to that used in the film except that some seuences did not make it into the final version of the fi.
Ingmar Bergman ✓ 8 Free readEligion if God really exists it also highlights religion slowing down the progress of scientific development I was shocked to the most when the Knight lost the game to distract death and flee with the family back to his castle which is occupied by his wife Although it uestions the philosophy of religion it is well written And i also love the fact that death was personified that he could only be viewed by the night and jof had the ability to see visions of Jesus and Marry But i was mostly shocked by how the night died he was seen by Jof with his second sight dancing the dance of death Everyone s time will his second sight dancing the dance of death Everyone s time will Hahaha playing chess with Death that is one original shi The Seventh Seal written play and screenplay and directed by Ingmar Bergman10 out of 10This is not just one of the best films of all time as attested among others by The New York Times with its list of Best 1000 Movies Ever Made it is a classic that is presented within other motion pictures and some scenes have become iconic part of the History of
just like the genius film maker Ingmar Bergman author of other masterpieces such as Fanny and Alexander a work of that struck the under signed as the best ever when seen for the first timeWe could argue that most of the films that Ingmar Bergman has written directed or both are such wonderful achievements as to be used in Art Schoolthink of Through a Glass Darkly or the remarkable feature that proves that the Master can create both drama and comedy Smiles of a Summer Night or to stop here with examples The Virgin Spring from the tremendous skill of the incredible writer director The Seventh Seal benefits from a superb divine cast with legendary Max von Sydow as Antonius Block The Knight resplendent Gunnar Bjornstrand as The Suire Jons #the amazing Bibi Andersson as Mary symbolically the mother of an infant the archetype of life set against Death #amazing Bibi Andersson as Mary symbolically the mother of an infant the archetype of life set against Death character that haunts The Knight shows on the screen from the very first scenes plays chess with the main personage engages in sophisticated philosophical exchanges with Antonius Block the one who has the chance to postpone with some moves on the table the fate and might remind one of the hilarious Monty Python s Meaning of Life wherein a Mr Death shows up at a party where he has to take guests and hosts alike presumably on account of some poisoned salmon or another dish but he is aghast at the manner in which he is addressed by Americans and others Well you are dead so shut up Evidently The Seventh Seal is the opposite of any Monty Python production glorious and intelligent as they are in that the tone is grave depressing the film is black and white the attitude is gloomy though we have inserted mirthful moments such as when the blacksmith is fooled yet again into believing the man who had run with his wife is in such dire straits let us not reveal details that he comes to feel pity and sorry for the one whom he had just wanted to A World on Fire kill and before that tortureIt is a rara avis one of As well as an introduction by writerdirector Ingmar Bergman and several BW stills from the filmThe screenplay in this. A strange film in which a depressednight play chess with Death Beautiful pictures stunning messageAfter a 10 year crusade a night returns to his country which is being devastated by the Black Death to find that people are going Mad Blurting Religious Rubbish At Each Other blurting religious rubbish at each other each other s guts illing assumed to be witches in this case a woman supposed to have had sex with the Devil and having really creepy religious processionsDeath that has come upon the night to take him is surprised when he pleads they play a chess game so as to forestall his fate They take their time playing it days and the night meets a group of people among whom a cute happyCinema just like the genius film maker Ingmar Bergman author of other masterpieces such as Fanny and Alexander a work of
SORT OF HIPPIE COUPLE WITH Aof hippie couple with a When Death comes for the last move the 100 ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate knight loses but is able to distract it so the couple can run Thenight and the rest of the group are finally taken by Death for it is obvious no one can escape itFor me what makes this such a great story is the uestions raised on life death huamanity and ultimately religion The The Oxford New Greek Dictionary knight s struggle to understand life and God revealing religion s flaws how it fails to explain the most fundamental issues about the humanind how it leads us to hatred the absense of evidence for the existence of God how it rewards self harm and self mortification how it delays progress and with a direct accusation of immorality to the ChurchThe entire story is a metaphor and it s wonderful I read it as a play from the script before I saw it Description A Knight and his suire are home from the crusades Black Death is sweeping their country As they approach home Death appears to the The Cello Suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece knight and tells him it is his time Thenight challenges Death to a chess game for his life The Knight and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try in different ways to deal with the upheaval the plague has caused Far better to watch the film it is superbly done This I should say is one of my all time favorites I read re read and re
it from time time and each time I am amazed by the writing While the movie is an acclaimed classic this book has an identity of its own and its a classic in its own right holy fuck Obviously a near cliche of philosophical allegorical Existential Swedish artsy fartsy Foreign Film with a capital FNot so obviously a consistently entertaining vibrant witty thoughtful engaging Movie with a capital MWoody Allen a Bergman disciple if ever there was one liked to point out that while they were filming all these heavy scenes with Death and the Knight and all that the actors were gossiping in full costume between takes about each other s sex lives and who got sloshed on vodka the night beforeThere s of that in this film than you might have been led to believe It s ribald TSS is not necessarily the greatest of Bergman s films occupying maybe a Led Zeppelin II like place in Bergman s filmography but it s definitely a worthy entrance point It was absolutely astounding it uestions everything about The Seventh Seal is an allegorical film set in plague ridden medieval Sweden This book contains the script to the film.Read It From Time