EFC II #82 – Hour of the Wolf {Vargtimmen} (1968)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#82 – Hour of the Wolf {Vargtimmen} (1968)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh, Georg Rydeberg, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin

The eighty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Swedish master Ingmar Bergman blends the surreal and the psychological in this unsettling film, Hour of the Wolf.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s an unsettling film, and a confusing one at times, but it’s worth the watch all the same.

EFC II #77 – The Seventh Seal {Det Sjunde Inseglet} (1957)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#77 – The Seventh Seal {Det Sjunde Inseglet} (1957)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring:  Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe, Bibi Andersson, Inga Landgré, Åke Fridell

The seventy-seventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Ingmar Berman’s dreamy tale of mortality, centered around a game of chess between a knight and the personification of Death itself, The Seventh Seal.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, definitely, an amazing film all across the board. A true classic.

EFC II #52 – Persona (1966)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#52 – Persona (1966)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

The fifty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Ingmar Bergman’s mesmerising and enigmatic Persona.

Recorded in August 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, definitely. It’s a film experience I’d never quite had before. While I’m still unsure what to make of it, I do think there will be something to be discovered with every future viewing.