About the film
Release Date: May 25, 1962
|Slogan||:||«A violent drama of profane love»|
|Production Companies||:||MelinaFilm, Joele, Jorilie|
|Producers||:||Jules Dassin, Noël Howard, George Mills, Michel Rittener, Marios Stavropoulos|
|Writers||:||Jules Dassin, Euripides, Margarita Lymberaki|
A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family? Alexis's roadster and the music of Bach figure in the conclusion.