R.I.P. Ingmar Bergman July 31, 2007Posted by elizabethwong in Art & Visuals, Note2Self, RIP.
It began and ended at Valhalla (Glebe).
“I want God to stretch out His hand, uncover His face and speak to me.” (Seventh Seal, 1957)
Dialogue when Block meets Death. (Seventh Seal, 1957)
- Block: Who are you?
- Death: I am Death.
- Block: You have come for me?
- Death: I have been for a long time at your side.
- Block: I know.
- Death: Are you prepared?
- Block: My body is afraid, but I am not.
- [Death approaches Block.]
- Block: Wait a moment.
- Death: You all say that. But I give no respite.
- Block: You play chess, do you not? … As long as I resist you, I live. If I win, you set me free….