Film Series : Bergman 100

The Devil's Eye

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1960, Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 87 min. With Jarl Kulle, Bibi Andersson.

Show Times

  • Sat, Aug 25th 5:30pm
  • Mon, Aug 27th 6:00pm

"This constant sense of flirtation with truth is what is so delightful about THE DEVIL'S EYE, Bergman having tremendous fun with these ambiguous characters, delivering a clever script that has an unusually witty and light-hearted take on the director's usual subject matter." - Noel Megahey, DVD Times

One of Bergman's most underrated films, THE DEVIL'S EYE ranks with the more celebrated SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT as the best of his comedies. The title comes from the proverb, "A woman's chastity is a sty in the devil's eye." Vexed by the virtue of a vicar's luscious daughter (Andersson), Satan sends his celebrated tenant Don Juan (Kulle) on a mission to corrupt the troublesome virgin. A series of touching and ironic twists leaves one wondering whether heaven or hell is the ultimate victor. In Swedish with English subtitles. New DCP digital restoration. (BS)

Buy a ticket at our regular prices for the first Ingmar Bergman film on any applicable Saturday in July, August, or September, and get a ticket for the second Bergman film that day at the discounted rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount rate applies to the second feature only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)

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