The Virgin Spring

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

The Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar awarded to THE VIRGIN SPRING was director Ingmar Bergman's first Academy Award, and the film still numbers among the director's classics. The story takes place in 13th-century Sweden, as Christianity and folklore vie for dominance in the popular belief. Karin (Birgitta Pettersson), the spoiled young virgin daughter of...read more

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(Movie Clip) Odin, Come To My Aid!
Contrasting faiths in one household, stepdaughter Ingeri (Gunnel Lindblom) summoning a Norse god, parents Tore (Max von Sydow) and Mareta (Birgitta Va (more…)
(Movie Clip) Three Brothers
Innocent Karin (Brigitta Pettersson) on her way to church through the woods, meets the goat-herds (Axel Duberg, Tor Isedal, Ove Porath), things not lo (more…)
(Movie Clip) Until She's Been Tamed
Mother Mareta (Birgitta Valberg) waking pampered Karin (Brigitta Pettersson), they converse and are joined by father Tore (Max von Sydow), early in In (more…)

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  • Review: The Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar awarded to THE VIRGIN SPRING was director Ingmar Bergman's first Academy Award, and the film still numbers among the director's classics. The story takes place in 13th-century Sweden, as Christianity and folklore vie fo… (more)

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