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The Seventh Seal (1957)

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overview : 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.

Release Date : Feb 16, 1957

Runtime : 1h 36m

Genre : Fantasy  Drama  

Companies : SF Studios

Countries : Sweden

Keywords : chess, countryside, witch, blacksmith, allegory, symbolism, artist, last judgment, pest, crusade, juggler, witch burning, sense of life, dying and death, grim reaper, demon, middle ages, black death, playing chess, death personified, death incarnate, 14th century

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