Antigone

Ελλάδα/Greece, 1961, μ/α./b&w.

Σκην./Dir.: Γιώργος Τζαβέλλας/Yorgos Tzavellas. Σεν./Scr.: Γιώργος Τζαβέλλας (βασισμένο στην ομώνυμη τραγωδία του Σοφοκλή)/Yorgos Tzavellas (based on the ancient greek tragedy by Sofoklis). Φωτ./Cin.: Ντίνος Κατσουρίδης/Ntinos Katsouridis. Μοντ./Ed.: Γιώργος Τσαούλης/Yorgos Tsaoulis. Μουσ./Mus.: Αργύρης Κουνάδης/Argiris Kounadis. Ηθ./Cast: Μάνος Κατράκης/Manos Katrakis, Ειρήνη Παππά/Irene Papas, Μάρω Κοντού/Maro Kontou, Βύρων Πάλλης/ Viron Pallis, Ίλυα Λιβυκού/Ilia Livikou. Παρ./Prod.: Γιώργος Τζαβέλλας/Yorgos Tzavellas, Norma Film
Productions. Διάρκεια/Dur: 93’.

In the award winning adaptation (based on Sophocles’ tragedy) by Yorgos Tzavellas, Antigone asks her sister Ismene, to bury their half brother Polynices. Ismene refuses to violate the decision of their uncle and new ruler of Thebes, Creon. However, Antigone disobeys the order and buries the body. She gets arrested, and although Antigone is the fiancee of his son Aimon, he orders that
Antigone must be buried alive.

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