The Devil's Eye
The Devil's Eye (1961)

In this comedy written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, Satan sends Don Juan and his servant to Earth to seduce a virgin. The servant seduces the wife of a priest while Don Juan is rebuffed by the virgin. Her indifference causes him to fall… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1961
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TIME Magazine

A minor, clever, somewhat symbolixed comedy by Sweden's Ingmar Bergman.

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Fernando F. Croce

Bergman with Mozart in one hand and Goethe in the other, out to prove that comedy is as desolating as tragedy

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Time Out

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.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Before the third act ended, I had a pain in the rear part of my anatomy.

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Sam Jordison

Further proof that Bergman had a lively sense of humour as well as an unusual ability to plumb the depths of the human psyche.

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TV Guide

[A] fanciful comedy by Ingmar Bergman.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
It's funny, so to speak, that Bergman's most touted dark drama has its wealth of light and even comedic moments, and vice-versa in the case of… More
Antonius Block
Full disclosure - I tend to like movies with the devil in them. I also love brooding characters, and weighty questions about life and love, and this film has… More
Rubia Carolina
An excentric comedy with all Bergman´s major subjects: religion, love and the nature of existence. His view of the hell and its punishements is great and the… More
Anthony Valletta
Lesser Bergman is still fun.
Eric Broome
Being one of Ingmar Bergman's rare comedies, "The Devil's Eye" doesn't get discussed much. But who could resist a Bergman film about… More