The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1975 • Sweden

Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart's exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer's best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man. The Magic Flute (Trollflöjten) stars Josef Köstlinger as Tamino, the young man determined to rescue a beautiful princess from the clutches of parental evil.

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The Magic Flute
  • The Magic Flute

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1975 • Sweden

    Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart's exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer's best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man. The Magic Flute (Trollflöjten) stars Josef Köstlinge...

Extras

  • Ingmar Bergman

    This interview with director Ingmar Bergman, conducted by journalist Sigvard Hammar, was originally broadcast on December 27, 1974, days before the premiere of THE MAGIC FLUTE on Swedish television on January 1, 1975.

  • Peter Cowie

    The following interview on THE MAGIC FLUTE with film scholar Peter Cowie, author of “Ingmar Bergman: A Critical Biography,” was produced in 2018.

  • Tystnad! Tagning! Trollflöjten!

    This hour-long documentary, whose title translates as “Silence! Action! The Magic Flute!,” was produced by longtime Ingmar Bergman script supervisor Katinka Faragó and her husband, Måns Reuterswärd, and was originally broadcast on Swedish television on January 6, 1975.