Director: Michael Cacoyannis Cast: Irene Papas, Yannis Fertis, Theanno Ioannidou

DVD (Wide Screen / Black & White / Dolby 5.1 / Mono)

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Michael Cacoyannis directed this striking adaptation of Euripides' tragedy, which has been given a strong transfer to DVD. Electra has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.66:1. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono, and viewers may choose between soundtracks in English, Greek, or French. Optional subtitles in English, Spanish, and French also appear. The film's original trailer is included as a bonus.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/05/2002
UPC: 0027616867865
Original Release: 1962
Rating: NR
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time: 1:53:00

Special Features

Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Irene Papas Electra
Yannis Fertis Orestes
Theanno Ioannidou Chorus Leader
Notis Peryalis Electra's Husband
Takis Emmanuel Pylades
Pierre Ampeles Orestes as a boy
Theodore Demetriou Agamemnon
Manos Katrakis The Tutor
Aleka Katselli Clytemnestra
Elsie Pittas Electra as a girl
Phoebus Rhazis Aegisthus

Technical Credits
Michael Cacoyannis Director,Producer,Screenwriter
L. Antonakis Editor
Walter Lassally Cinematographer
Mikis Theodorakis Score Composer
Spyros Vassiliou Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selections
1. Mother's Plot/Main Title [:09]
2. Banished [6:52]
3. Electra's Bitter Life [8:49]
4. Agamemnon's Grave [4:38]
5. Orestes [5:09]
6. Testing Electra [10:53]
7. A Generous Heart [11:03]
8. The Stranger Revealed [4:45]
9. Restoring Honor [4:04]
10. First the King [5:01]
11. Dead and Dishonored [7:05]
12. Dreaded Deeds [4:56]
13. Then the Queen [11:24]
14. With Monstrous Hate [3:51]
15. Epilogue [10:04]
16. End Credits [8:00]

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