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The Devil's Eye (1960)

Djävulens öga (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 17 October 1960 (Sweden)
Don Juan is sent from Hell to Earth with a mission - to seduce a 20 years old virgin in order to spoil her pure wedding. The mission becomes crazy when Don Juan falls in love for the first time in centuries.

Director:

Ingmar Bergman

Writer:

Ingmar Bergman (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jarl Kulle ... Don Juan
Bibi Andersson ... Britt-Marie
Stig Järrel ... Satan
Nils Poppe ... The Vicar
Gertrud Fridh ... Renata
Sture Lagerwall ... Pablo
Georg Funkquist ... Count Armand de Rochefoucauld
Gunnar Sjöberg ... Marquis Giuseppe Maria de Macopanza
Torsten Winge ... The Old Man
Axel Düberg ... Jonas
Kristina Adolphson ... Woman in veil
Allan Edwall ... The ear demon
Ragnar Arvedson ... The guardian demon
Gunnar Björnstrand ... The Actor
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The devil has a stye in his eye, caused by the purity of a vicar's daughter. To get rid of it, he sends Don Juan up from hell to seduce the 20 year old Britt-Marie and to rob her of her virginity and her belief in love. She however can resist him and things get even turned around when Don Juan falls in love with her. The fact that he feels love for the first time now, makes him even less attractive to her and Don Juan returns to hell. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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"A woman's chastity is a sty in the devil's eye" - old Irish proverb See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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The Actor: Some people think God is dead or has never existed, heaven empty and eternity out of reach. They say evil functions as coldly as other natural laws and good is one of mankind's most inexplicable perversions.
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Funny can be a little slow,still good.
8 August 2001 | by anton-6See all my reviews

A woman's chastity gives the Devil sty in his eye, so he sends Don Juan back to Earth from Hell to seduce her, but the modern-day woman finds his old-fashioned charm amusing rather than irresistible.No masterpiece but funny and Nils Poppe has some really funny scenes.

Rating:4/5


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

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Aspect Ratio:

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