The Serpent's Egg Movie Review 1978

Information and Film Reviews for The Serpent's Egg the Movie

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Big disappointment from the great Bergman in his second film in English. Ullmann is not sultry and Carradine is horrible. Big budget matched by big Bergman ego, making a big, bad parody of himself. The plot concerns a pair of Jewish trapeze artists surviving in Berlin during Hitler's rise by working in a grisly and mysterious medical clinic.

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Available on VHS
Running time 119 minutes.
Originally from German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Carnivals & Circuses, Judaism, Berlin, Director/Star Teams: Bergman & Ullmann, The Holocaust
Screenplay
Ingmar Bergman
Cast
David Carradine, Liv Ullmann, Gert Frobe, James Whitmore
Cinematography
Sven Nykvist
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Producer
Dino De Laurentiis

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