Director George Tzavellas production of Antigone is an intensely moving rendition of Sophocles great drama, accomplishing the difficult task of bringing one of the finest Greek tragedies to the screen. Irene Papas delivers a luminous performance in the title role as Oedipus daughter. Antigone achieves greatness in following the dictates of her own conscience, sacrificing her life in her defiance of King Creos authority when he forbids her to bury her brother.
Black and white,
with Irene Papas and Manos Katrakis
Written and directed by George Tzavellas
In Greek with English subtitles.
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