The Seventh Seal (1957)


The Seventh Seal (1957)
Det sjunde inseglet (original title)

A Knight and his squire are home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. The knight 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.
IMDb   8.2 /10
Metacritic   88 %
TheMovieDb    8.2 /10
FilmAffinity   8.1 /10
Director Ingmar Bergman
Writer Ingmar Bergman
Release Date1957-02-16
Runtime1h 36mins
GenreDrama, Fantasy, History, Thriller
Content RatingNot Rated (Not Rated)
AwardsTop Rated Movies #162 | 9 wins & 2 nominations.
CompanySvensk Filmindustri (SF)
LanguageSwedish, Latin
Jof / Joseph
Antonius Block
Mia / Mary - Jof's wife
Lisa, Blacksmith's Wife
Karin, Block's Wife
Blacksmith Plog
Albertus Pictor, Church Painter