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3,344 Ratings

The Virgin Spring

Jungfrukällan

Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Sweden, 1960
Drama

Synopsis

A parable on good and evil set during the transitional era of Medieval Sweden, when paganism and Christianity coexisted. A father seeks savage retribution for the crime perpetrated against his child. An Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film.

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The Virgin Spring Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1960 | Special Mention: Competition

Berlin International Film Festival

2011

Academy Awards

1961 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Black-and-White

1961 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

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