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The Magician

The Magician


Venice Film Festival 1959 - Special Mention
Sweden 1958 15+ 100min.
  • 07-19-2018
  • Drama

A traveling troupe, led by Dr.Vogel a hypnotist and magician, travel through the night to 19th Century Stockholm.

When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the leading townspeople (including the police chief and medical examiner) request that their troupe provide them a sample of their act, before allowing them public audiences. The scientific-minded disbelievers try to expose them as charlatans, but Vogler and his crew prove too clever for them.

Ingmar Bergman Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Naima Wistrand, Bengt Ekerot, Bibi Andersson
Ingmar Bergman
Gunnar Fischer
Erik Nordgren
Oscar Rosander