THE VIRGIN SPRING (Ingmar Bergman, 1959)

Through the years Ingmar Bergman treated Jungfrukällan in two ways; either he repudiated it as an inferior thing to Akira Kurosawa’s Rashômon (1950), which may have inspired his making it, or he ignored it, failing often to mention it when he surveyed his career. Nevertheless, there are those of us who are deeply affected by […]