A movie director is approached by his old math teacher with a great movie idea: the Devil declares that the Earth is hell. The director rejects the idea, but subsequent events in the life of a writer, a friend of the director's, and a young prostitute he loves seem to prove the math teacher's idea. Written by
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INGMAR BERGMAN reflects on life, love, the Devil and immortality...
Did You Know?
This is the first Bergman film where Death makes a personal appearance. In a pastiche of silent-film slapstick, played by an Italian acrobat troupe, Death suddenly jumps in. See more
There are no opening titles in this film. An unseen narrator reads the credits, as well as the title, out loud approximately ten minutes in to the movie. The sole title card is the standard "Slut" (Swedish for "End") that closes the picture. See more
Featured in Stjärnbilder
Composed by Erland von Koch
(1949) See more