Antigones devotion is so extreme, however, that it brings tragedy once more to thebes. Oedipus unwittingly killed his father, laios, and married his own mother, iocaste. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Chapter summary for jean anouilhs antigone, prologue summary. Antigone 1992 directed by jeanmarie straub, daniele. Its theme and outlook are often cited as examples of camuss philosophy of the absurd and existentialism, though camus personally rejected the latter label.
List of 1962 box office numberone films in the united states. Antigone was adapted for a film directed by dinos katsourides. Phoebe wallerbridge is perhaps best known for her groundbreaking comedy series fleabag. Anne le nen plays a physically fit, fascinating, nononsense police capitain, who plays by the books while punching and kicking a punching bag to keep fit for taking down bad guys.
This is the third in a series of three plays following the lives of the king of thebes, oedipus, and his family. The play depicts an authoritarian regime and the plays central character, the young antigone, mirrored the predicament of the french people in the grips of tyranny. Juliet stevenson antigone, john shrapnel creon, john gielgud, gwen taylor. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Adapted from jean anouilhs play 1942, the drama reveals the fight between the idealist antigone and her rigid uncle, creon, over the proper burial of antigones brother, polynices, with elliptical references to nazi occupied france. Antigone at the barbican was a 2015 filmedfortv version of a production at the barbican directed by ivo van hove. Antigone is the first installment in the series of three plays. It stars one of my favorite actress of all times, the great irene papas. Greek director yiorgos tzavellas helmed this adaptation from the theatrical stage. Nor do i believe that your decrees have the power to override those unwritten and immutable laws decreed by the gods. Antigone frames its protagonist in tight closeup and short focus. Already by the opening credits the senses are abstracted by an interpolation of wagner, undercutting rousing sounds with experimental, eisleresque ones alerting us right away that one cannot understand this as merely notional, in fact this is rather classical in its sensuality, perhaps more than any film of the straubs. Tcmdb archive materials view all archives 0 dvds from tcm shop. While all three plays detail the reign and downfall of oedipus and.
Jump to navigation jump to search this film related list is. Creon denies an honorable burial for one of antigones brothers, polynieces, because he. Sophie deraspes film adaptation of sophocles antigone updates the central themes. Antigone the original motion picture soundtrack this fire killswitch engage this song was chosen due to it describing creons pride, which is also his tragic flaw, in becoming the king of thebes and his passion for the law of the state to bring order back to thebes. An excellent summary of sophocles antigone, editted from troy by alba. What does antigone hint at when she states, we had already suffered enough for the curse on oedipus.
In many ways, these plays are similar to one another as tragedies. Cyup, this play actually came before oedipus the king and oedipus at colonus. Other tv adaptations of antigone have starred irene worth 1949 and dorothy tutin 1959, both broadcast by the bbc. Dillon harms rafael martinez marino guzman rebellious to do something you know is not right and against the law. Antigone is the third volume in what is maybe the most messed up greek tragic trilogy of all time. You probably noticed that loyalty is a big word when it comes to antigone. However, antigone, who was betrothed to creons surviving son haemon, defies. French playwright jean anouilhs modernized version of the classic greek tragedy antigone sets the story in the sleek palace of a fascist state ruled by creon veteran stage actor fritz weaver. Now the tale of oedipus and his family comes to its endhe, his wife jocasta, his sons, and now, at the last, his daughter, all dead.
It tells the story of a defiant but strong young woman who stands up to the king of thebes because of an injustice to her family. Watch antigone 1961 directed by yorgos javellas for free online. From the first shot of her, wideeyed in the white glare of the police processing station, the film renders her as symbolic of a wider struggle. Antigone by jean anouilh part 1 summary and analysis.
The movie was screened during 19611962 and sold 43,705 tickets. Antigoni antigone rites for the dead 1961 rotten tomatoes. Imdb takes a look at her awardwinning career, both as a writer and an actress. The title character is meursault, an indifferent french algerian described as a citizen of france. In thebes in ancient greece, king oedipus kills his father and marries his mother jocasta, having two sons eteocles and polyneices and two daughters ismene and antigone. Oedipus the king, oedipus at colonus, and antigone. In the fifthcentury play, antigone disobeys her uncles decree that her brother be. Its theme and outlook are often cited as examples of camuss philosophy of the absurd and existentialism, though camus personally rejected the latter label the title character is meursault, an indifferent french algerian described as a citizen of france domiciled in north africa, a man of the. As the heroine of antigone, oedipus daughter grapples with fate on her own, not just as a child or a dutiful daughter. For one, they are part of the same set of texts by sophocles. I am aware, of course, that no ruler can expect complete loyalty from his subjects until he has been tested in office. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title antigone. With irene papas, manos katrakis, maro kodou, nikos kazis. Winthrop high school media department 19,178 views.
Antigone, which comes last chronologically, was the play sophocles wrote first, around 440 b. It is unfortunate that javellas didnt film the first two plays also, because the message of antigone is more powerful if you are familiar with the plays, oedipus rex and oedipus at colonus. Irene papas z, the trojan women, the guns of navarone heads a cast of over 500 actors of the greek stage and screen, joined by soldiers and horsemen of the greek royal guard. Antigone 1961 greek film adaptation of the ancient greek tragedy antigone by sophocles, directed by yorgos tzavellas. Az nmhh koronavirussal kapcsolatban kiadott kozlemenyevel osszhangban a videa. Wikimedia commons has media related to films of the united states, 1962. Antigone is the daughter of oedipus and his mother jocasta in greek mythology antigone or antigoni may also refer to. Creon denies an honorable burial for one of antigone s brothers, polynieces, because he. Although the stories of the three tragedies are connected, sophocles did not write them in. After antigone comments on the suffering with which she has lived since the death of her father oedipus, she tells ismene that there is new suffering ahead. Antigone is a great example of how a hamartia doesnt necessarily have to be a character flaw as it is often described. Find a summary of this and each chapter of antigone. Antigone and creon argue about values, patriotism, civic duty, and the role of women.
Jan 17, 20 this feature is not available right now. Themes from antigone that other books and movies have in com. An excellent police procedural set in picturesque montpellier, a city on the southern french coast. Overview of antigone, 1962, directed by george tzavellas, with irene papas, manos katrakis, maro kontou, at turner classic movies. This study guide uses stage directions, entrances, and exits to divide the text into sections for analysis. And it has all the hallmarks of an ambitious young authors work. The set is plain, usually a bare stage with three entrances. Sophocles immortal tragedy antigone receives a definitive cinematic interpretation in this 1961 film. Cast and crew credits for antigone, 1962, directed by george tzavellas, with irene papas, manos katrakis, maro kontou, at turner classic movies. For what of pain, affliction, outrage, shame, is lacking in our fortunes, thine and mine. There is a long arc story that keeps the mystery going to the end of the last episode, as well as smaller stories. Yes, because this was not a law decreed by zeus, nor by zeus daughter, justice, who rules with the gods of the underworld. The movie is a 1961 greek language version of the ancient tragedy by sophocles.
Antigone and oedipus rex are both tragic plays by sophocles. Sep, 2019 sophie deraspes film adaptation of sophocles antigone updates the central themes of the original family, exile, state power and sacrifice to reflect the struggles of a family of first generation algerian immigrants in montreal as they negotiate the many violences of police racism, the criminal justice system and gang culture. Whs drama society presents antigone 2017 metg finals winner duration. In ancient thebes, greece, two brothers seeking the throne have slain each other in battle. Jigsaw 1962 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Her seven sons and daughters were killed by artemis and apollo, the divine twins of leto, after leto complained that niobe insulted her by bragging of maternal superiority. Were going to talk about antigone through the agesbecause dang if she doesnt have a traumatic family history. Antigone ismene, sister of my blood and heart, seest thou how zeus would in our lives fulfill the weird of oedipus, a world of woes. These plays follow the fall of the great king, oedipus, and later the tragedies that his children suffer.
I will not be satisfied with the bit of cake you offer me if i promise to be a good little girl. Oconnor as well acted, well directed and beautifully staged, jean anouilhs powerful and original adaptation of the sophocles tragedy stars acclaimed actress genevieve bujold as the headstrong antigone. Antigone is the chronological end of sophocless theban trilogy, after oedipus rex oedipus the king and oedipus at colonus. Remember that each play of the oedipus trilogy stands on its own. The action begins in medias res, in the middle of things, and the backstory is alluded to by the characters as the action unfolds. Their father, king creon manos katrakis, mandates that one will be properly honored with a burial. Oedipus the king oedipus rex is the second of the trilogy. This study guide consists of approximately 70 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of antigone. While sophocles antigone is doomed by fate, deraspes is condemned by the system. When oedipuss sons kill one another in a bitter fight for the throne, creon manos katrakis assumes the role of. The bodies of their two brothers, eteocles and polyneices each dead by the others hand in battle, are to be treated differently.
Breaking bad is a tv show about a high school chemistry teacher that needed money and started his own crystal. With the character of antigone, the reader of the oedipus trilogy might get a false impression of watching a young girl grow up, as in a novel or a true series of related plays. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Antigone defies her uncles decree that her traitorous brother should go unburied and therefore find no rest in the afterlife. Get an answer for what is the works cited entry for antigone by sophocles. Overview full credits full synopsis notes music screenplay info original print info genre keywords. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This tv show showed loyalty, brave and caringloving. Through the portrayal of antigone in the playwright, antigone in antigone by sophocles and penelope in the epic poem, the odyssey by homer, these two women play opposing roles depicting how they appear to society through their actions. Antigone has called her sister ismene outside the gates of. Adapted from jean anouilhs play 1942, the drama reveals the fight between the idealist antigone and her rigid uncle, creon, over the proper burial of antigone s brother, polynices, with elliptical references to nazi occupied france. Themes from antigone that other books and movies have in.
Starring irene papas and manos katrakis, the production is in greek with english subtitles, released by ivy film, 1962. Antigone is a 1961 greek film adaptation of the ancient greek tragedy antigone by. Antigone was originally produced in paris in 1942, when france was an occupied nation and part of hitlers europe. Antigone tv miniseries 1962 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Antigone s devotion to her father makes her an admirable character on her own, but also raises the audiences opinion of the sometimes cantankerous oedipus, as a figure able to inspire and keep such love. And now this proclamation of today made by our captaingeneral to the. Antigone is a nononsense kind of womanand even, when she first appears to us at the end of oedipus the king a nononsense little girl. Greek tragedy incorporates female characters that symbolize women in ancient greece. Another difference between sophocless antigone and anouilhs is the complete absence in the latter of any reference to the gods. What is the works cited entry for antigone by sophocles. Antigone and ismene, the two surviving daughters of oedipus, enter, from the palace. Ismene wants to help antigone by confessing to the crime despite antigone s resistance. Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and uptodate. However, he refuses to resign after the first year and polynieces raises.828 914 1277 644 668 437 774 1060 1423 1036 1510 1151 1126 444 190 1273 36 5 831 966 25 1182 1309 799 123 827 539 838 736 1173 1177 1439 571 1418 936 789