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The Virgin Spring - Region 0 DVD

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Description: Made in 1960 and set in mediaeval Sweden, Ingmar Bergman's The Virgin Spring is based on a folk ballad. It also examines a society in transition from worshipping the old Norse gods to Christianity. The film starkly contrasts Ingeri--a dark, feral Odin-worshipping brunette, foster daughter to a Christian family headed by Max Von Sydow--and their own daughter, Karin, pretty and blonde but also vain and naive, and resented by Ingeri. They travel out together to a distant church where Karin is to offer votive candles to the Virgin Mary. However, en route, Karin is raped and murdered by two desperate goatherders, accompanied by a 13- ... (more)
Manufacturer: Palisades Tartan
Release date: 28 October 2002
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5023965339522
Tags: Revenge (1), Death (1), Curse (1), Adaptation (1), Religion (1), Murder (1), Rape (1), Swedish (1), Sweden (1), Paganism (1), Middle Ages (1), Prayer (1), Loss (1), Suffering (1), Odin (1)
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