Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Bergman's "The Magic Flute" on DVD

The Magic Flute (DVD)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Actors: Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård
Rated: G
Languages: Swedish
Subtitles: optional English
Regional Code: All Regions
Screen: Color, 1.33:1 aspect ratio,
Length: 136 minutes..
Studio: Criterion Collection
ISBN: 0-7800-2308-0

Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart’s exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer’s best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man. The Magic Flute (Trollflöjten) stars Josef Köstlinger as Tamino, the young man determined to rescue a beautiful princess from the clutches of parental evil. (1975).
Elisabeth Eriksson, Ulrik Cold, Birgit Nordin, Ragnar Ulfung, Erik Saedén.
Optimal image quality: RSDL dual layered.
Lush color transfer, featuring the rarely heard stereo score in uncompressed PCM sound.

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