Antigone: Rites Of Passion

2001, Movie, NR, 85 mins

Overlong but still powerful, this striking adaptation transforms Sophocles' plays Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone into a timeless ballet of grief. Though occasionally pretentious, this re-imagining of the classic Greek tragedy preserves a stage work by theatrical performance artist Amy Greenfield, who weaves ancient text and modern music into a unique interpretation of an often-told tale. Having learned that he inadvertently married his own mother, King Oedipus (Bertram Ross) blinds himself and wanders in self-imposed exile. Accompanied by his daughters Antigone (Greenfield) and Ismene (Janet Eilber), Oedipus spends his final days in mournful retreat wh...
Released: 2001 Rated: NR Length: 85 mins

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