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Mon, May 5, 2014

Repertory Series ArchiveAbracadabra! Magical Movies

The Magician

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(1958) dir Ingmar Bergman w/Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson [100 min; 35mm]
Ingmar Bergman’s THE MAGICIAN is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from 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 (Björnstrand). The result is a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny, shot in rich, gorgeously gothic black and white. – Criterion Collection

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