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The Virgin Spring (8-Feb-1960)

Original Title: Jungfrukällan

Director: Ingmar Bergman

From novel by: Ulla Isaksson (ballad)

Music: Erik Nordgren

Keywords: Drama, Rape, Revenge

Two brothers rape and murder Karin, a young women in 14th Century Sweden, removing her valuable clothing; they unknowingly seek food and shelter from her father. But the truth is revealed when they offer Karin's garments to the mother; revenge will soon be served. A harrowing masterpiece. Won Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film; received a nomination for Best Costume Design. Also a Special Mention for Ingmar Bergman at the Cannes Film festival.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Allan Edwall
25-Aug-1924 7-Feb-1997 The Brothers Lionheart
Gunnel Lindblom
18-Dec-1931   The Virgin Spring
Max von Sydow
10-Apr-1929   The Exorcist


Max von Sydow   ...   Töre
Birgitta Valberg   ...   Märeta
Gunnel Lindblom   ...   Ingeri
Birgitta Pettersson   ...   Karin
Axel Düberg   ...   Shepherd
Tor Isedal   ...   Silent Shepherd
Allan Edwall   ...   Beggar
Ove Porath   ...   Boy
Axel Slangus   ...   Bridge Guard
Gudrun Brost   ...   Frida
Oscar Ljung   ...   Simon


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