The Magician The Magician

Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician (Ansiktet) is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists. Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a nineteenth-century traveling mesmerist and peddler of potions whose magic is put to the test in Stockholm by the cruel, eminently rational royal medical adviser Dr. Vergérus. The result is a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny, shot in rich, gorgeously gothic black and white.

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El mago, Het gelaat, Le visage, Лицето, O Rosto, Ansigtet, El rostro, Kasvot, The Face, O anthropos me ta 2 prosopa, Arc, Il volto, La cara, Het gezicht, Twarz, Lice, Лицо, Das Gesicht

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