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Antigone

Author: Don TaylorLouis MarksJohn GielgudJuliet StevensonJohn ShrapnelAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004.
Series: Theban plays.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the third of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This final segment of the trilogy centers around the conflict between moral and political law, as the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to a tragic end.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Television movies
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Don Taylor; Louis Marks; John Gielgud; Juliet Stevenson; John Shrapnel; Gwen Taylor; Mike Gwilym; Bernard Hill; Rosalie Crutchley; Derek Bourgeois; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Bioscope (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54788582
Notes: DVD release of a 1984 production.
Credits: Camera supervisor, Dave Mutton, John Dailley ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones ; videotape editor, Pete Reason, Dave Hambelton ; music, Derek Bourgeois ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis.
Performer(s): Cast: Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), John Shrapnel (Creon), John Gielgud, Gwen Taylor, Tony Sellby, Mike Gwilym, Paul Russell, Bernard Hill, Rosalie Crutchley.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Series Title: Theban plays.
Responsibility: by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor.

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Presents the third of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This final segment of the trilogy centers around the conflict between moral and political law, as the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to a tragic end.

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