Djävulens öga (The Devil's Eye)
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
Acceding to the literal interpretation of the folk-saying "A virgin is a sty in the devil's eye," Satan employs a reincarnated Don Juan (Jarl Kulle) to seduce Britt-Marie, the young daughter (Bibi Andersson) of a country parson. Poor Don Juan falls in love with the girl, however, while his servant Pablo (Sture Lagerwall) attempts to do the same with her mother. One of Bergman's few direct comedies (he even reassures viewers of the fact in a note titled "Dear Frightened Audience"), Devil's Eye also harks back to his stage experience by appearing in separate… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A minor, clever, somewhat symbolixed comedy by Sweden's Ingmar Bergman."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"Bergman with Mozart in one hand and Goethe in the other, out to prove that comedy is as desolating as tragedy"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"The dominant impression, though, as in so many early Bergman movies, is of a deep pessimism that is imposed rather than felt as necessary or productive."
‑ , Time Out
"Before the third act ended, I had a pain in the rear part of my anatomy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Further proof that Bergman had a lively sense of humour as well as an unusual ability to plumb the depths of the human psyche."
‑ Sam Jordison, Film4
"[A] fanciful comedy by Ingmar Bergman."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
More reviews for Djävulens öga (The Devil's Eye) on Rotten Tomatoes