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Ancient Drama - Contemporary Views

Synopsis
Contemporary interpretations of classic Greek plays by leading directors. Includes extracts from Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’ (Andrej Wajda), ‘Oresteia’ by Aeschylus (Hans Gunther Heyme), ‘The Bacchae’ by Euripides (Salvador Tavora), ‘Philoctetes’ by Sophocles (Mario Martone), and ‘Prometheus Bound’ by Euripides (Kavaiam Panikar), and interviews with directors including Peter Stein and Sir Peter Hall.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
Sale
Subjects
Classical studies; Drama
Keywords
Aeschylus; drama - classical; Euripides; Sophocles

Credits

Director
Lucia Rikaki

Production Company

Name

Orama Films

Distributor

Name

Editions a voir

Phone
+31 20 620 25 86
Fax
+31 20 638 83 19
Address
PO Box 15981
1001 NL Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Notes
UK representative organisation was London Video Access. Sale from Art Data

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