Maybe it was the stark, cold winters.  Maybe it was the notion of transubstantiation.  Maybe it was just the delirious visual impact of two stunningly beautiful actresses on the screen at the same time.  Whatever route you chose, Ingmar Bergman’s riveting drama from 1966 calls into question many of our assumptions about modern society.  How we honor the past.  How we prepare for the future.  How we live in the present.

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