Trailer
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Hour of the Wolf

Runtime
1hr 30mins
Directed by
Ingmar Bergman
Featuring
Max von Sydow,
Liv Ullmann,
Gertrud Fridh
Film Language
In Swedish and German with English subtitles
Body

Featuring an introduction by legendary actor, filmmaker, and humanitarian Liv Ullmann.

The strangest and most disturbing of the films Ingmar Bergman shot on the island of Fårö, Hour of the Wolf stars Max von Sydow as a haunted painter living in voluntary exile with his wife (Liv Ullmann). 

When the couple are invited to a nearby castle for dinner, things start to go wrong with a vengeance, as a coven of sinister aristocrats hastens the artist’s psychological deterioration. This gripping film is charged with a nightmarish power rare in the Bergman canon, and contains dreamlike effects that brilliantly underscore the tale’s horrific elements. - The Criterion Collection

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