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Release Date: January 28, 1970

Year    :   1970
Slogan    :   «It's a movie about a woman who beheads her brother, stabs her children, and sends her lover's wife up in flames. For Maria Callas, it's a natural.»
Genres    :   Drama, Fantasy
Production Companies    :   Les Films Number One, Janus Film und Fernsehen, San Marco
Director    :   Pier Paolo Pasolini
Producers    :   Bino Cicogna, Pierre Kalfon, Franco Rossellini, Matteo Spinola, Marina Cicogna, Fernando Franchi, Margherita Autuori, Klaus Hellwig, Enrico Lucherini, Sergio Galiano, Aureliano Lalli Persiani, Georges Chappedelaine, Pietro Nardi, Paolo Luciani
Writers    :   Pier Paolo Pasolini, Euripides
RunTime    :   118 mins.

Based on the plot of Euripides' Medea. Medea centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.

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