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The Virgin Spring

Jungfrukällan

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Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Sweden, 1960
Drama

Synopsis

Christians Töre and Märeta send their daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter Ingeri, to deliver candles to a church. On the way, the girls meet three goat herders who brutally rape and murder Karin. When the killers seek refuge in their family’s farm, Töre plots a fitting revenge.

Synopsis

Christians Töre and Märeta send their daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter Ingeri, to deliver candles to a church. On the way, the girls meet three goat herders who brutally rape and murder Karin. When the killers seek refuge in their family’s farm, Töre plots a fitting revenge.

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The Virgin SpringDirected byIngmar Bergman

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1960 | Special Mention: Competition
Academy Awards
1961 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
1961 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globes (USA)
1961 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

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