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Critics score:
92 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Essentially intellectual, yet emotionally stimulating, too, it is as tough -- and rewarding -- a screen challenge as the moviegoer has had to face this year. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: It survives today only as an unusually pure example of a typical 50s art-film strategy: the attempt to make the most modern and most popular of art forms acceptable to the intelligentsia by forcing it into an arcane, antique mold. Read more

John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press: Its view of a seemingly godless landscape in the grip of plague is still bold and frightening. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: This is an uncompromising film, regarding good and evil with the same simplicity and faith as its hero. Read more

Wally Hammond, Time Out: Not only highly impressive but thought-provoking, relevant and intensely moving in our present, nervous, times. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Film has superior technical narrative, impressive lensing and thesping. Read more

Elliott Stein, Village Voice: Bergman's visually striking medieval morality play [was] the work that gained him an international reputation. Read more