As the plague tears through medieval Europe, a knight (Max von Sydow), returning from the Crusades, challenges Death to a game of chess in order to postpone his demise.
An allegorical masterpiece asking big questions about faith and superstition, Ingmar Bergman’s iconic The Seventh Seal remains one of cinema’s most important and influential films.
Presented here for the first time on 4K Ultra HD – the BFI’s first ever UHD release – experience Bergman’s timeless classic like never before.
4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible) (Region ABC)
High Definition Blu-ray (Region B)
Newly recorded audio commentary on The Seventh Seal by film critic and editor-in-chief of Diabolique magazine, Kat Ellinger
Karin’s Face (1983, 15 mins): Ingmar Bergman’s short film based on pictures from his personal photo album, particularly those of his mother, Karin
Behind the scenes footage from The Seventh Seal (1956, 15 mins): rare silent footage with optional audio commentary by film scholar Ian Christie