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Electra

Ελλάδα/Greece, 1962, μ/α./b&w.

Σκην./Dir.: Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης/Michael Cacoyiannis. Σεν./Scr.: Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης (βασισμένο στην ομώνυμη τραγωδία του Ευριπίδη)/Michael Cacoyiannis (based on the ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides). Φωτ./Cin.: Walter Lassally. Μοντ./Ed.: Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης/ Michael Cacoyiannis. Μουσ./Mus.: Μίκης Θεοδωράκης/Mikis Theodorakis Ηθ./Cast: Ειρήνη Παππά/Irene Papas, Γιάννης Φέρτης/Yannis Fertis, Αλέκα Κατσέλη/Aleka Katseli, Μάνος Κατράκης/Manos Katrakis,
Νότης Περγιάλης/Notis Pergialis, Τάκης Εμμανουήλ/Takis Emmanouil. Παρ./Prod.: Μιχάλης Κακογιάννης/ Michael Cacoyiannis, Φίνος Φίλμ/Finos Film. Διάρκεια/Dur: 110’.

Agamemnon returns victorious to Mycenae from the war in Troy, but is murdered by his conniving, unfaithful wife Klytemnaestra and her lover Aegisthus. Agamemnon’s son, Orestes, is secretly sent away by his mentor, but Electra, the king’s daughter, remains in Mycenae and watches her mother marry Aegisthus. With time, hatred and the need for revenge grow stronger within her.

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