THE DEVIL’S EYE

“A seldom-shown, strikingly atypical film by Ingmar Bergman, this is a broad, rather heavy farce in which Don Juan is sent by the devil to seduce that paragon of Swedish respectability, a country parson’s daughter. The first part of the film, set in a stylized hell, is a witty, arch symposium on seduction techniques, as Don Juan is briefed for his mission by a panel of legendary rakes….” (Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader)

1960 Ingmar Bergman. 1.33:1 B&W DCP 87 min. In Swedish with English subtitles.