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Title Jungfrukällan [videorecording] = The virgin spring / Janus Films ; [presented by] Svensk Filmindustri ; manuscript efter en legend visa från 1300-talet, Ulla Isaksson ; regi, Ingmar Bergman.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Sw JUN    Available
Edition Director-approved special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 321
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 321.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: audio commentary by Ingmar Bergman scholar Birgitta Steene; introduction by filmmaker Ang Lee; new video interviews with actresses Gunnel Lindblom and Birgitta Pettersson ; essays by film scholar Peter Cowie and screenwriter Ulla Isaksson; audio recording of a 1975 American Film Institute seminar by Bergman; medieval ballad on which the film is based; and a letter from Bergman on the film's controversial rape scene.
Credits Cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editing, Oscar Rosander ; music, Erik Nordgren ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller.
Cast Max Von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson.
Summary A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above.
System Details DVD; mono.
Language In Swedish with optional English subtitles or English dubbed version.
Awards Academy Awards (1961): Best Foreign Language Film (Sweden)
Subject Rape victims -- Sweden -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Swedish.
Criterion collection
Added Author Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007
Sydow, Max von, 1929-
Valberg, Birgitta
Lindblom, Gunnel, 1931-
Isaksson, Ulla, 1916-2000
Pettersson, Birgitta.
Nykvist, Sven.
Nordgren, Erik.
Steene, Birgitta
Lee, Ang, 1954-
Cowie, Peter
Janus Films.
Svensk filmindustri
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Virgin spring
ISBN 155940969X
Standard No. 715515017121
Music No. CC1621D Criterion Collection

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