THE SEVENTH SEAL (Ingmar Bergman, 1956)

In the 1950s a handful of films generated interest among Americans in international cinema: Federico Fellini’s La strada (1954), Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Diabolique (1954), Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries (1957), François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows (1959) and, also by Bergman, The Seventh Seal. These films were largely responsible for creating the “art house crowd” that sought out […]