Antigone (1974)

French playwright Jean Anouilh's 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). His niece Antigone (Geneviève… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 13, 1974
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Mark Bourne

This is a gripping, mesmerizing piece of work. Set in a Thebes that's a 20th century martial society.... The production is most remembered for Genevieve Bujold, then a rising star...

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jay nixon
An excellent performance from Genevieve Bujold is the highlight of this filmed play but the modern adaptation of the classic story is clunky. Fritz Weaver,… More