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Kevin H
10-14-2010, 01:08 AM
He's worked with some of the finest directors of all-time and has a career spanning 60 years. From a leading man to character actor to a supporting actor late in his career, this superb performer has had a rich and diverse career.

What is your favorite Max Von Sydow performance?






P.S. There should be more than 10 options available when doing a poll here!

Al Edwards
10-14-2010, 01:20 AM
The Seventh Seal

Kristian R
10-14-2010, 01:53 AM
Strange Brew

Ben Gart
10-14-2010, 02:38 AM
Strange Brew

Ha! Yeah! That and King Osric from Conan The Barbarian!

Randy Thomas G
10-14-2010, 02:53 AM
The Virgin Spring, although he's also excellent in Winter Light and Shame. I think The Seventh Seal has suffered due to overexposure, although he's also good in that.

Phil B.
10-14-2010, 02:58 AM
Just recently caught THE VIRGIN SPRING, and thought it was great.

But, my money is on THE NIGHT VISITOR..one of my favorite revenge movies.

Troy Howarth
10-14-2010, 07:18 AM
One of the greatest actors of all time... but damned if I can think of one performance that stands out above the others. So many great performances. I may just go with other for the Devil in Needful Things, though.

Isaac K.
10-14-2010, 07:21 AM
Me too on Strange Brew.

Christoffer S
10-14-2010, 07:25 AM
Other: FLASH GORDON!!!! (Hes a miracle)

John G.
10-14-2010, 07:38 AM
I loved his performance in SHAME so I'll vote for "Other."

Troy Howarth
10-14-2010, 08:36 AM
Never heard of Shame? When does that date from?

John G.
10-14-2010, 08:42 AM
It's from the late 60s, right after PERSONA and HOUR OF THE WOLF.

Troy Howarth
10-14-2010, 08:47 AM
I'll have to check it out. I also want to see Pelle the Conqueror, his own favorite of his performances. Hannah and Her Sisters is another wonderful performance.

Guillaume P
10-14-2010, 09:40 AM
DRUIDS aka VERCINGETORIX

:D

mark t
10-14-2010, 09:46 AM
Really liked VIRGIN SPRING. Even though I hated NEEDFUL THINGS, his peformance was stunning. And of course.



STRANGE BREW.

Ian Z.
10-14-2010, 02:22 PM
One of the greatest actors of all time... but damned if I can think of one performance that stands out above the others.

I guess that's what makes him one of the greatest actors. The man was never off!

I couldn't vote for said reason.

Jonathan Douglas
10-14-2010, 02:45 PM
Voted other to support the 80s Max fave DREAMSCAPE, great cast and performances all-round but again he stands out with his likeable normal doctor here, pitted to his 'eternal shame' against the devious plans of one time friend Christopher Plummer.

RichardDoyle
10-14-2010, 04:24 PM
I'll have to check it out. I also want to see Pelle the Conqueror, his own favorite of his performances. Hannah and Her Sisters is another wonderful performance.

If Jesus came back and saw what's going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up.

RichardDoyle
10-14-2010, 04:25 PM
I picked "Winter Light", but I echo the consensus ... he's always good, even in terrible movies.

Randy Thomas G
10-15-2010, 02:46 AM
I was lucky enough to see Shame in a theatre, I don't know if it is available on R1 DVD. One of Bergman's best.

Nick McBride
10-15-2010, 03:57 AM
I make no apology for choosing THE SEVENTH SEAL.

Troy Howarth
10-15-2010, 08:33 AM
If Jesus came back and saw what's going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up.

I love it! :)

John G.
10-15-2010, 09:18 AM
I was lucky enough to see Shame in a theatre, I don't know if it is available on R1 DVD. One of Bergman's best.
It's in MGM's Bergman Box.

Fred Anderson
10-15-2010, 09:39 AM
Three Days of the Condor, one of the best seventies thrillers ever!

Randy Thomas G
10-16-2010, 04:54 AM
It's in MGM's Bergman Box.

Great, thanks for the heads up John, I've been wanting to see it again for years.