Serpent's Egg

The Serpent's Egg

Director: Ingmar Bergman

Cast: Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann, David Carradine, Gert Fröbe

     
 

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Ingmar Bergman's disturbing drama The Serpent's Egg gets its best DVD release yet on this disc from MGM/UA. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.66:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a

Overview

Ingmar Bergman's disturbing drama The Serpent's Egg gets its best DVD release yet on this disc from MGM/UA. The film is presented in a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.66:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by leading man David Carradine, a pair of featurettes, and a still photo gallery. This disc is recommended to all Bergman enthusiasts.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/10/2004
UPC:
0027616902238
Original Release:
1977
Rating:
R
Source:
Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono]
Time:
2:09:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Brand-new digital film transfer presented in the original aspect ratio (1.66:1); Original English audio (mono); English, French, and Spanish subtitles; "Away From Home" featurette; "German Expressionism" featurette; Audio commentary by David Carradine; Photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Liv Ullmann Manuela Rosenberg
David Carradine Abel Rosenberg
Gert Fröbe Inspector Bauer
Heinz Bennent Dr. Hans Vergerus
James Whitmore The Priest
Paul Barks Cabaret Comedian
Ema Brunell Mrs. Rosenberg
Emil Feist Cupid
Kai Fischer Actor
George Hartmann Hollinger
Harry Kalenberg Couil's Doctor
Glynn Thomas Monroe
Ralf Wolter Actor
Isolde Barth Girl in guard uniform
Toni Berger Mr. Rosenberg
Paula Braend Mrs. Hemse
Paul Burian Experiment person
Gaby Dohm Woman with baby
Hans Eichler Max Rosenberg
Heino Hallhuber "Bride"
Edith Heerdegen Mrs. Holle
Rosemarie Heinikel Girl in guard uniform
Grischa Huber Stella
Andrea L'Arronge Girl in guard uniform
Gunther Malzacher Husband
Lisi Mangold Mikaela
Beverly McNeely Girl in guard uniform
Günter Meisner Actor
Kyra Mladeck Miss Dorst
Hans Quest Dr. Silbermann
Charles Regnier Doctor
Walter Schmidinger Solomon
Fritz Strassner Dr. Soltermann
Hertha Von Walther Woman in street
Wolfgang Weiser Civil servant
Renate Grosser Prostitute
Ellen Umlauf Hostess
Christian Berkel Student
Glynn Turman Monroe

Technical Credits
Ingmar Bergman Director,Original Story,Screenwriter
Werner Achmann Art Director
Dino de Laurentiis Producer
Charlotte Flemming Costumes/Costume Designer
Heino Hallhuber Choreography
Sven Nykvist Cinematographer
Petra Von Oelffen Editor
Friedrich Thaler Art Director
Horst Wendlandt Executive Producer
Rolf Wilhelm Score Composer
Rolf Zehetbauer Production Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title
2. Rampant Depression
3. "The Circus Needs You"
4. Good Times, Bad News
5. Summers With Hans
6. A Promising Future
7. Like a Mother
8. Identifying the Bodies
9. "Everyone's Afraid"
10. Jailhouse Visit
11. The Marriage Cabaret
12. Witches & Classy Whores
13. Morning Prayers
14. Charity From Vergerus
15. Cleansing Company
16. Drunk, With No Future
17. No Experience Needed
18. Terrible Secrets
19. The End of the Rope
20. A Window to Hell
21. Life and Death on Camera
22. The Human Experiment
23. Ten Years to Revolution
24. A Kind Offer

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