The Magician

  • December 15, 2018 / 15:00
  • December 22, 2018 / 15:00

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Cast: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bibi Andersson
Sweden, 1958, 101',  black & white

Swedish with Turkish subtitles

With The Magician, an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of chicanery that doubles as a symbolic portrait of the artist as a deceiver, Ingmar Bergman proved himself to be one of cinema’s premier illusionists. Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a nineteenth-century traveling mesmerist and peddler of potions whose magic is put to the test in Stockholm by the cruel, eminently rational royal medical adviser Dr. Vergérus. The result is a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny, shot by Gunnar Fischer in rich, gorgeously gothic black and white.

Crisis

Crisis

The Magician

The Magician

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The Magic Flute

After the Rehearsal

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Saraband

Saraband

Bergman’s Shorts

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Trailer

The Magician

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