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Medea

Overview

Put in the coldest possible terms, Medea is the story of a woman who gets sore at her husband and kills her children to get even. Greek opera diva Maria Callas is certainly in her element as Medea in this 1970 film version of the venerable theatrical piece, with Giuseppe Gentili as her husband Jason and Massimo Girotti as her father, King Creon. When Jason announces that he's prepared to bigamously marry princess Glauce Margareth Clementi, she exacts her bloody revenge. Despite the excess verbiage and his ...
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Overview

Put in the coldest possible terms, Medea is the story of a woman who gets sore at her husband and kills her children to get even. Greek opera diva Maria Callas is certainly in her element as Medea in this 1970 film version of the venerable theatrical piece, with Giuseppe Gentili as her husband Jason and Massimo Girotti as her father, King Creon. When Jason announces that he's prepared to bigamously marry princess Glauce Margareth Clementi, she exacts her bloody revenge. Despite the excess verbiage and his notoriously loquacious leading lady, director Pier Paolo Pasolini conveys most of Medea's plotline visually.
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Special Features

Includes the Bonus Documentary Tony Palmer's Film About Callas
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/6/2011
  • UPC: 741952708391
  • Original Release: 1970
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  • Source: Ent. One Music
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 14,333

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maria Callas Medea
Guiseppe Gentili Jason
Laurent Terzieff Centaur
Massimo Girotti Greonte
Margarethe Clementi Glauce
Anna Maria Chio Nurse
Marina Dogerdzishvili
Paul Jabor
Vladimir Julukhadze
Gerard Weiss
Luigi Barbini
Paul Jabara
Udo Kier
Technical Credits
Pier Paolo Pasolini Director, Original Story, Screenwriter
Rosima Anhalt Co-producer
Nino Baragli Editor
Dante Ferretti Production Designer
Ennio Guarnieri Cinematographer
Franco Rossellini Producer
San Marco Co-producer
Nicola Tamburro Art Director
Piero Tosi Costumes/Costume Designer
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