- 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm
- Additional Authors
- Bergman, Ingmar,Cold, Ulrik,Erikson, Elisabeth,Hagegård, Håkan,Köstlinger, Josef,Lundgren, Siv,Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,Nordin, Birgit,Nykvist, Sven,Sædén, Erik,Schikaneder, Emanuel,Urrila, Irma,
- Corporate Author
- Criterion Collection (Firm),
- Based on the opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Emanuel Schikaneder.Cinematography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Siv Lundgren.Full screen (1.37:1).Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.Special features: interview with director Ingmar Bergman; new interview with film scholar Peter Cowie; Tystnad! Tagning! Trollflöjten!, a feature-length documentary produced for Swedish television about the making of the film.Summary: A scintillating screen version of Mozart's beloved opera showcases Ingmar Bergman's deep knowledge of music and gift for expressing it cinematically. Casting some of Europe's finest soloists, the director lovingly recreated the baroque theater of Sweden's Drottningholm Palace to stage the story of the prince Tamino and his zestful sidekick Papageno, who are sent on a mission to save a beautiful princess from the clutches of evil.Swedish dialogue; English subtitles.Ulrik Cold, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård, Eisabeth Erikson, Josef Köstlinger, Erik Saeden, Birgit Nordin.