Antigone

Antigone

Downloadable Video - 2005
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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, his sons, and now, at the last, his daughter, all dead. Antigone is not the only victim in the play; Creon too comes to a tragic downfall-although he repents in time, bureaucratic ritual results in the deaths of Creon's son and wife, burdening him with guilt as well as grief. With Juliet Stevenson, John Shrapnel, and John Gielgud
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1984
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (111 min.) : sd., col., digital file

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