The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal

96 mins | Drama, Fantasy | Feb. 16, 1957

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

The Seventh Seal

96 mins | Drama, Fantasy | Feb. 16, 1957

The Seventh Seal
When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.
IMDb rating 8.1
Producers Svensk Filmindustri
Original title Det sjunde inseglet
Directors Katinka Faragó, Ingmar Bergman, Lennart Olsson
Writers Ingmar Bergman

Cast

Max von Sydow

as Antonius Block

Bengt Ekerot

as Death

Nils Poppe

as Jof

Inga Gill

as Lisa

Maud Hansson

as Witch

Inga Landgré

as Karin

Gunnel Lindblom

as Mute Girl

Bertil Anderberg

as Raval

Anders Ek

as Monk

Åke Fridell

as Plog

Gunnar Olsson

as Albertus Pictor

Erik Strandmark

as Jonas Skat

Lars Lind

as Young Monk (uncredited)

Benkt-Åke Benktsson

as Merchant at Inn (uncredited)

Tor Borong

as Farmer at Inn (uncredited)

Gudrun Brost

as Woman at Inn (uncredited)

Harry Asklund

as Landlord (uncredited)

Ulf Johansson

as Knight Commander (uncredited)

Sten Ardenstam

as Knight (uncredited)

Gordon Löwenadler

as Knight (uncredited)

Karl Widh

as Man with Crutches (uncredited)

Tommy Karlsson

as Mikael (uncredited)

Siv Aleros

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Bengt Gillberg

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Lars Granberg

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Gunlög Hagberg

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Gun Hammargren

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Uno Larsson

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Lennart Lilja

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Monica Lindman

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Helge Sjökvist

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Georg Skarstedt

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Ragnar Sörman

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Lennart Tollén

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Caya Wickström

as Flagellant (uncredited)

Catherine Berg

as Young Kneeling Woman (uncredited)

Mona Malm

as Young Pregnant Woman (uncredited)

Tor Isedal

as Man (uncredited)

Josef Norman

as Old Man at Inn (uncredited)

Gösta Prüzelius

as Man (uncredited)

Fritjof Tall

as Man (uncredited)

Nils Whiten

as Old Man Addressed by Monk (uncredited)

Lena Bergman

as Young Kneeling Woman (uncredited)

Marc Smith

as Blacksmith Plog (voice)