The Magic Flute

Release Date: November 11th, 1975

G |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

The Queen of the Night enlists a handsome prince named Tamino (Josef Köstlinger) to rescue her beautiful kidnapped daughter, Princess Pamina (Irma Urrila), in this screen adaptation of the beloved Mozart opera. Aided by the lovelorn bird hunter Papageno and a magical flute that holds the power to change the hearts of men, young Tamino embarks on a quest for true love, leading to the evil Sarastro's (Ulrik Cold) temple where Pamina is held captive.

Cast: Ulrik Cold, Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Erik Sædén, Birgit Nordin, Håkan Hagegård, Elisabeth Erikson, Britt Marie Aruhn

Director: Ingmar Bergman

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Sveriges Radio

Keywords: Rescue, Quest, Lighthearted, Love


Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language