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The Virgin Spring

1960 Rated NR 1hr 29m

On the way to deliver candles to a church, the virginal daughter (Birgitta Pettersson) of feudal landowner Töre (Max von Sydow) is savagely raped and murdered. But fate takes a vengeful hand when the killers unknowingly seek food and shelter at the girl's home. Will the grief-stricken Töre learn the truth about his visitors? Set in medieval Sweden, this disturbing tale directed by Ingmar Bergman earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Movie Details

1961 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
1961 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film
  • Best Costume Design Black and White nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Swedish: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; cast interviews; essay.