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Uniform Title Edipo re (Motion picture)
Title Edipo Re [videorecording] / under the auspices of Ministero del Turismo e spettacolo ; Associazione "Fondo Pier Paolo Pasolini", E.A.G.C. Ente Autonomo Gestione Cinema present ; Alfredo Bini presenta ; un film scritto e diretto da Pier Paolo Pasolini ; un film prodotto da Alfredo Bini per Arco Film S.r.L., Roma, e con la partecipazione della SOMAFIS, Casablanca ; reg├Ča, Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Imprint [Charlottesville, VA] : Water Bearer Films, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    I EDI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Pier Paolo Pasolini collection ; v. 1
Pier Paolo Pasolini collection; v.1.
Note Originally released as a motion picture 1967.
Based on the play by Sophocles.
Special features: never before seen documentary, "Pier Paolo Pasolini."
Credits Editor, Nino Baragli ; director of photography, Giuseppe Ruzzolini ; art director, Luigi Scaccianoce ; sound, Carlo Tarchi.
Cast Franco Citti (Oedipus), Silvana Mangano (Jocasta), Alida Valli (Merope), Carmelo Bene (Creon), Julian Beck (Tiresias), Pier Paolo Pasolini (High Priest).
Event Filmed May-July 1967 in the red deserts of Morocco.
Summary "A dark and riveting retelling of the classic Greek tragedy, 'Oedipus Rex'. Unknown to himself, Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother. When the truth is discovered, he puts out his eyes and Oedipus wanders the streets until he is found by his daughter, Antigone, a common blind beggar"--Container.
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation.
Language Italian dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject Oedipus (Greek mythological figure) -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Italian.
Added Author Bini, Alfredo, 1926-2010. Producer.
Pasolini, Pier Paolo, 1922-1975. Director.
Citti, Franco. Actor.
Mangano, Silvana, 1930-1989. Actor.
Valli, Alida, 1921-2006. Actor.
Bene, Carmelo. Actor.
Beck, Julian, 1925-1985. Actor.
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Water Bearer Films (Firm)
Arco Film.
Euro International Films.
Note Title on container and disc: Oedipus Rex
Standard No. 759259143029
Music No. WBF 8032 Water Bearer Films
WBF 4030 Water Bearer Films (set)

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