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Antigone

Author: Don TaylorLouis MarksJuliet StevensonGwen TaylorJohn ShrapnelAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]
Series: Sophocles : the Theban plays (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter-who stood by her father-is also destroyed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Television adaptations
Television programs
Drama
Television movies
Named Person: Sophocles; Antigone, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Don Taylor; Louis Marks; Juliet Stevenson; Gwen Taylor; John Shrapnel; Mike Gwilym; John Gielgud; Rosalie Crutchley; Sophocles.; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Bioscope (Firm),; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9780736560733 0736560734
OCLC Number: 56626411
Notes: Originally produced for BBC Television in 1984.
Credits: Camera supervisor, Dave Mutton ; video-tape editor, Pete Reason ; script editor, Stuart Griffiths ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis ; music composed and conducted by Derek Bourgeois played by the Endymion Ensemble.
Cast: Juliet Stevenson (Antigone), Gwen Taylor (Ismene), John Shrapnel (Creon), Tony Selby (Soldier) Mike Gwilym (Haemon), John Gielgud (Teiresias), Paul Russel (Boy), Bernard Hill (Messenger) Rosalie Crutchley (Eurydice).
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Series Title: Sophocles : the Theban plays (Princeton, N.J.)
Other Titles: Theban plays (Television program).
Responsibility: by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc.

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The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter-who stood by her father-is also destroyed.

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