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Ty avatar

This movie is so well developed that I'm surprised it isn't the criterion movie #1. on the site. I loved it. I didn't necessarily understand every detail. Who does? Do we even need to? No.

Elizabeth avatar

Makes a great double feature with The Sixth Sense. No, really.

Jack avatar

As classic as watching it for the first time.

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The Seventh Seal is a vivid and historically rich portrayal of the desperate faith and callous extremity of the middle ages. The characters look filthy and participate in a disturbing range of barbaric medieval practices. Death as a character works remarkably well personified, and I enjoyed ...Read more

Adriaan avatar

Would this movie lose it's character if it were dubbed in English? Is that art-house blasphemy?

Anonymous picture

watching *again*; is much to see/know here.

Anonymous picture

I'm trying to watch every movie on Roger Ebert's "The Great Movies" list! This is the first one I saw and, to be honest, I have mixed feelings about it.

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Wow! This brought some serious depth to Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey! Seriously though, I love the chess game with Death.

Chester avatar

I saw this when I was 19 years old many, many years ago and it seemed obscure. But at 65 it comes through clear as a bell

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My father is obsessed with Bergman. I inherited this obsession, but I was jarred at my first viewing of The Seventh Seal several years ago. It seemed disjointed, as if there were two different stories clawing at each other for control. In the first, a knight returns from the horror of the ...Read more

Anonymous picture

there were funny moments and had a good story but it was rather difficult to put together at first and was rather dry in the beginning.

Anonymous picture

I'm sure it's the filmmaker's fault, not yours.

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Justin Rubin

One of the all-time wonders of cinema; everything seems exterior but it is all shadows of our interior landscape.

Anonymous picture

well said!