Oedipus Rex

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Oedipus Rex

greek mythology theater play oedipus ancient greece based on myths, legends or folklore thebes

Oedipus Rex

Release Date: January 06, 1957

Year    :   1957
Slogan    :   «A Shattering Experience!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Oedipus Rex Productions
Director    :   Tyrone Guthrie
Producers    :   Sam Friedman, Leonid Kipnis, Tom Patterson
Writers    :   Sophocles, William Butler Yeats
RunTime    :   87 mins.

The story of Oedipus' gradual discovery of his primal crime, killing his father and marrying his mother, filmed by the famed British theatrical director Sir Tyrone Guthrie. This elegant version of Sophocles' play adds a brilliant stroke: the actors wear masks just as the Greeks did in the playwright's day.




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