The Seventh Seal (Swedish: Det sjunde inseglet) is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.
Disillusioned knight Antonius Block (Max von Sydow) and his squire Jöns (Gunnar Björnstrand) return after fighting in the Crusades and find Sweden being ravaged by the plague. On the beach after their arrival, the knight encounters Death (Bengt Ekerot). The knight challenges Death to a chess match. If he wins, he can return home. If he loses, time is over.
Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal contains cinema’s most celebrated chess game, however, if we had been able to see the game between life and death, we would have been disappointed by the lack of strategy that can be seen on the board during the different scenes of the movie.
The film narrates in a fantastic way, the struggle between the two parallel planes. With the unique direction of Bergman, the atmosphere, music, costumes and almost all the performances, makes us, the audience, become part of the fiction and enter to the game board. it is a radical work of art that reaches back to scripture, to Cervantes and to Shakespeare to create a new dramatic idiom of its own.
Nuestra misión es aportarle herramientas a los creadores de cine de todo el mundo, para que exhiban y distribuyan su trabajo. INCORTO llega a cientos de espectadores y cinéfilos a través de INCORTO Film Festival y el Canal de Cine INCORTO, el cual dona parte de sus ganancias a los cineastas y realizadores.
Nuestra visión está dirigida por completo al cine. Queremos que el cine de autor se posicione con nuevas herramientas, que los cineastas reciban ganancias en respuesta al trabajo realizado y que los cinéfilos tengan un lugar en donde disfruten películas de todo el mundo y que nunca han visto.
Access to INCORTO SA. De CV. is granted for exhibition, distribution and producing purposes only.
Some of the content available through INCORTO may be governed by local, national, and/or international laws and regulations, and your use of such content is solely at your own risk. You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations, including intellectual property laws, in connection with your use of INCORTO. In particular, you certify that your use of any part of our content will be limited to noninfringing or fair use under copyright law.
In using the INCORTO site collections, and/or services, you further agree (a) not to violate anyone's rights of privacy (b) not to collect or store personal data about anyone, (c) not to infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, or other proprietary rights of any person, (d) not to transmit or facilitate the transmission of any content available.
INCORTO may modify this agreement from time to time, and your continued use of the collections and/or the site constitutes your acceptance of any and all modifications.
Because the content of the collections comes from around the world and from many different sectors, the collections may contain information that might be deemed offensive, disturbing, pornographic, racist, sexist, bizarre, misleading, fraudulent, or otherwise objectionable. INCORTO guarantee that the content available in the collections is accurate, complete, noninfringing, or legally accessible in your jurisdiction, and you agree that you are solely responsible for abiding by all laws and regulations that may be applicable to the viewing of the content. In addition, the collections are provided to you on an as-is and as-available basis. You agree that your use of the site and the collections is at your sole risk.