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

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


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 J955 2006    ---  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.
System Details DVD, region 1, Dolby digital mono.
Language In Swedish with optional English subtitles or English dubbed version.
Cast Max Von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson.
Credits Cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editing, Oscar Rosander ; music, Erik Nordgren ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller.
Note Originally released as a Swedish motion picture in 1960.
Series numbering from container spine.
"1.33:1 aspect ratio"--Container.
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.
Awards Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Subject Rape victims -- Sweden -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Rape victims -- Sweden -- Drama.
Homocide -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Swedish.
Feature films.
Added Author Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Sydow, Max von, 1929-2020.
Valberg, Birgitta, 1916-2014.
Lindblom, Gunnel, 1931-
Isaksson, Ulla, 1916-2000
Pettersson, Birgitta, 1939-
Nykvist, Sven, 1922-2006.
Nordgren, Erik, 1913-1992.
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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