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The virgin spring [videorecording] / Janus Films ; [presented by] Svensk Filmindustri
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2006 | Director-approved special ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD V WORLD (SWEDISH))
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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2006.
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 321
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 321.
System Det
DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Note
Includes dubbed English or original Swedish language soundtracks, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
Max Von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson.
Credits
Screenplay, Ulla Isaksson ; director, Ingmar Bergman ; cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editing, Oscar Rosander ; music, Erik Nordgren ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Awards
Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 3-06
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Note
Swedish title: Jungfrukällan
ISBN
155940969X
ISBN/ISSN
715515017121
Music #
CC1621D Criterion Collection
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