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Antigoni

1961 - GREEK - MOVIE

Drama

In the Ancient Greek city of Thebes, King Oedipus killed his father and married his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polynieces - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus died a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eyes, and Eteocles agreed to reign in Thebes in alternating years with Polynieces. However, Eteocles refuses to resign after the first year and Polynieces is exiled. Polynieces raises an army and attacks Thebes, and the two brothers kill each other. Crean, the new ruler of Thebes Creon decrees that Eteocles should have an honorable burial while the body of the traitor Polynieces should be left on the battlefield to be eaten by jackals and vultures. However, Antigone, who was betrothed to Creon's surviving son Haemon, defies Creon's orders and buries her brother. When Creon is reported of the attitude of Antigone, he sentences her to be sealed in a tomb alive. Antigone hangs herself in the tomb and Haemon tries to kill his father first and then he kills himself with his sword. When Creon's wife Eurydice is informed of the death of her son, she also commits suicide, leaving Creon alone. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Antigoni is a 1961 Greek-language Drama movie featuring Irene Papas, Manos Katrakis, Maro Kodou, Nikos Kazis, Ilia Livykou, Giannis Argyris and Giorgos Vrasivanopoulos. Antigoni was Produced by Demetrios Paris. The motion picture is written and directed by Yorgos Javellas. Kino Video acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Antigoni was released on 22nd January 1962 and takes a screen time of 93 minutes. Cinematography was done by Dinos Katsouridis. The music was composed by Arghyris Kounadis.
  • Jini Score
    70%
  • Rating
    7.2/10
  • Jini Score
    70%
  • Rating
    7.2/10
In the Ancient Greek city of Thebes, King Oedipus killed his father and married his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polynieces - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus died a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eyes, and Eteocles agreed to reign in Thebes in alternating years with Polynieces. However, Eteocles refuses to resign after the first year and Polynieces is exiled. Polynieces raises an army and attacks Thebes, and the two brothers kill each other. Crean, the new ruler of Thebes Creon decrees that Eteocles should have an honorable burial while the body of the traitor Polynieces should be left on the battlefield to be eaten by jackals and vultures. However, Antigone, who was betrothed to Creon's surviving son Haemon, defies Creon's orders and buries her brother. When Creon is reported of the attitude of Antigone, he sentences her to be sealed in a tomb alive. Antigone hangs herself in the tomb and Haemon tries to kill his father first and then he kills himself with his sword. When Creon's wife Eurydice is informed of the death of her son, she also commits suicide, leaving Creon alone. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Antigoni is a 1961 Greek-language Drama movie featuring Irene Papas, Manos Katrakis, Maro Kodou, Nikos Kazis, Ilia Livykou, Giannis Argyris and Giorgos Vrasivanopoulos. Antigoni was Produced by Demetrios Paris. The motion picture is written and directed by Yorgos Javellas. Kino Video acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Antigoni was released on 22nd January 1962 and takes a screen time of 93 minutes. Cinematography was done by Dinos Katsouridis. The music was composed by Arghyris Kounadis.