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Hour of the Wolf

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


Mon 10/09
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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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