Rank: 48/100 in Top 100 Films Films

The Seventh Seal is a Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. It is the story of a medieval knight and a game of chess he plays with the personification of Death who has come to take his life. The film established Bergman as a world-renowned director and is considered a major classic of world cinema.

Movie Synopsis:

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.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: Det sjunde inseglet
  • Original Language: sv
  • Studio:┬áPalisades Tartan
  • Director: Ingmar Bergman
  • Actors: Bertil Anderberg
  • Genre: Drama
  • Running Time: 92
  • Release Date: 1957-02-16
  • Vote Average: 7.9
  • Popularity: 7.046913
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • ASIN: B00ET0ASS6
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 92

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