Ingmar Bergmann’s masterpiece film about confronting death. Death comes to a knight upon his arrival from battle and attempts to take him away. The knight challenges Death to a chess match as the people around them are haunted by the plague. The Seventh Seal comes from a riddle about crusaders who arrive home after a few years to find their people affected by the plague.
Released on the 1957-02-16
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Allegory, Apocalypse, Artist, Blacksmith, Burning of Witches, Burnt corpse, Chess, Chess Match, Countryside, Crusade, Crusader, Death and Dying, Deity, Devil, Devoutness, Faith, Fear of death, Forest, Grim Reaper, Heaven, Hell, Homecoming, Juggler, Last Judgment, Letzter Wunsch, Matter of Life and Death, Meaning of Life, Middle Ages, Plague, Prayer, Sweden, Symbolism, Travel, Visions, Witch
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