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The Serpent's Egg

Directed by Ingmar Bergman
West Germany, United States, 1977
Drama, Mystery, Thriller


Ingmar Bergman’s The Serpent’s Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany’s defeat in World War I.

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The Serpent's Egg Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Critics reviews

While Bergman displays an unerring grasp of the period, the film runs short on wisdom. It reminds you how easily a great talent can get lost in big ideas.
November 09, 2018
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