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greece tragedy


Release Date: May 25, 1962

Year    :   1962
Slogan    :   «A violent drama of profane love»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   MelinaFilm, Joele, Jorilie
Director    :   Jules Dassin
Producers    :   Jules Dassin, Noël Howard, George Mills, Michel Rittener, Marios Stavropoulos
Writers    :   Jules Dassin, Euripides, Margarita Lymberaki
RunTime    :   115 mins.

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.

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