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The Virgin Spring Quotes

The Virgin Spring is a television show that debuted in 1970 . The Virgin Spring ended in 1970.

It features Ingmar Bergman as producer, Erik Nordgren in charge of musical score, and Sven Nykvist as head of cinematography.

The Virgin Spring is recorded in Swedish language and originally aired in Sweden. Each episode of The Virgin Spring is 89 minutes long. The Virgin Spring is distributed by Janus Films.

The cast includes: Allan Edwall as Beggar, Max von Sydow as Töre, Gunnel Lindblom as Ingeri, Axel Slangus as Bridge Keeper, Birgitta Valberg as Märeta, and Birgitta Pettersson as Karin.

The Virgin Spring Quotes

Birgitta Valberg as Märeta

  • (Birgitta Valberg) "You're much too conscious about duty and honor when it concerns Karin."
  • (Max von Sydow) "You're much too soft and weak when it concerns her."
  • (Birgitta Valberg) "If you always get your way, you'll please the devil so much that the saints will punish you with boils."

Birgitta Pettersson as Karin

  • (Birgitta Pettersson) "A little power is so painful, but it lets him scale the mountains."
  • (Birgitta Pettersson) "Make me worthy to receive the bread of Thy body and save my soul from a worldy death."

Axel Slangus as Bridge Keeper

  • (Axel Slangus) "I hear what I want and see what I want. I hear what mankind whispers in secret and sees what they think no one sees. You can hear for your self, if you wills like me. Just listen."
  • (Gunnel Lindblom) "What is it that thunders outside?"
  • (Axel Slangus) "Three dead men rode north."

Max von Sydow as Töre

  • (Max von Sydow) "Bring me the slaughtering-knife."
  • (Max von Sydow) "You are not alone, Mareta. And God alone bears our guilt."
  • (Max von Sydow) "You see it, God. You see it. The innocent child's death, and my revenge. You allowed it. I don't understand You. I don't understand You. Yet, I still ask your forgiveness. I know no other way to live. I promise You, God -- here on the dead body of my only child, I promise you that, to cleanse my sins, here I shall build a church. On this spot. Of mortar and stone -- and with these, my hands."
  • (Max von Sydow) "Heavenly Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, with Your host of angels, deliver us today from the devil's chokehold. God, grant that neither temptation, shame, nor danger befall thy servants this day. Amen."

Allan Edwall as Beggar

  • (Allan Edwall) "Flying birds find something, sitting birds only find death. I have found both women and churches."
  • (Allan Edwall) "See the smoke trembling under the roof as if with fright? Yet when it gets out in the air, it has the whole sky to swirl about in. But it doesn't know that, so it huddles and trembles in the soot under the roof. It's the same with people. They quiver like a leaf in the storm, afraid of what they know and what they don't know."

Gunnel Lindblom as Ingeri

  • (Gunnel Lindblom) "What is your name?"
  • (Axel Slangus) "These days, I don't have a name."
  • (Gunnel Lindblom) "God Odin come -- God Odin come -- God Odin come --"

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