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Title: The Seventh Seal (IMDb)
Starring: Max von Sydow
Released: 16th June 2009
SRP: $29.95 (DVD)

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Criterion has announced DVD ($29.95) and Blu-ray ($39.95) releases of The Seventh Seal which stars Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjornstrand, and Bibi Andersson. The Ingmar Bergman directed film will receive a restored 1.33:1 presentation, along with a Swedish Mono track. An English dub and subtitles will also be provided. Extras will include an introduction by Ingmar Bergman recorded in 2003, a commentary by Bergman expert Peter Cowie, a new afterword to the commentary by Cowie, an 83-minute documentary ("Bergman Island (2006)"), archival audio interview with Max von Sydow, a 1998 tribute to Bergman by filmmaker Woody Allen, a selected video filmography tracing Bergman's career, and the trailer. We've attached the artwork below:

The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal


Quote: Few films have had as large a cultural impact as Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (Det sjunde inseglet). Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, Bergman's stunning allegory of man's search for meaning was one of the benchmark foreign imports of America's 1950s art house heyday, pushing cinema's boundaries and ushering in a new era of moviegoing.

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