The Seventh Seal (1957)

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Title

The Seventh Seal (1957)

Subject

The Calamitous Fourteenth Century
Peasants, Townspeople, and Social Life

Description

The Seventh Seal follows a returned Crusader knight, his squire, and a troupe of actors as they encounter violence, plague, and (literal) Death in medieval Sweden.

Creator

Declan Murphy

Date

February 16, 1957 (Sweden)
October 13, 1958 (USA)

Rights

Svensk Filmindustri (SF)

Relation

See Film Project for longer review.

Language

Swedish
Latin

Type

Drama
Fantasy
Period Film
Psychological Drama

Identifier

Based on the play by Ingmar Bergman, Trämålning (Wood Painting)

Coverage

Sweden
Late Middle Ages (c. 1300-1500)
14th Century
c. 1347 - 1353

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Feature Film

Duration

99 minutes

Producer

Allan Ekelund

Director

Ingmar Bergman

Files

7th seal.jpg

Citation

Declan Murphy, “The Seventh Seal (1957),” Medieval Hollywood, accessed May 19, 2019, http://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/158.