A mesmerist who runs a travelling magic troupe in 19th-century Sweden meets opposition from local officials after learning of strange, supernatural events attending previous engagements. The magician then engages in some clever trickery to outwit the skeptics in Ingmar Bergman's eerie, penetrating drama. Max von Sydow, Erland Josephson, and Ingrid Thulin star. AKA: "The Face." 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Swedish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; featurette; interviews. In Swedish with English subtitles.