The Knight playing chess against Death in“The Seventh Seal”,
Ingmar Bergman, 1957.
- The humanistic (and materialistic) point of view.
- A spiritual (and surprisingly well informed! ⎯just kidding) approach.
- A fresh but rich set of reflections.
- Two titans in action.
- The classic, hilarious sketch of TheGrim Reaper in Monty Python’s TheMeaning of Life. Revisiting topics.
- Frankly, there’s a boring lack of imagination when depicting death inWestern culture.
- Two suggestions, as interesting as disturbing:
- What if nobody dies ever more? Death with interruptions (Las intermitencias de la muerte), a José Saramago’s novel, 2005.
- What if everyboy knows the date of his death? The Brand New Testament (Le Tout Nouveau Testament), a Belgian fantasy dark comedy directed by Jaco van Dormael in 2015. Trailer.