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Oedipus Rex

1967-09-02 | Drama
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In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Stars: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti

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    Best Director (Migliore Regista)

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On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Oedipus Rex is 7.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 88/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
Oedipus Rex won 1970 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1968 Golden Goblets, Italy, 1968 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1967 Faro Island Film Festival.
The casts of Oedipus Rex are Silvana Mangano starring as Jocasta, Franco Citti starring as Edipo (Oedipus), Alida Valli starring as Merope, Carmelo Bene starring as Creon, Julian Beck starring as Tiresias, Luciano Bartoli starring as Laius.
The release date of Oedipus Rex is September 02, 1967.
The full version of Oedipus Rex is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , Hoopla , Fandor
On October 18, 2021, there were 4238 public reaction to Oedipus Rex including interpretive concept, curved plot, for treatise, striking atmosphere , dualistic concept.
The genre of Oedipus Rex is Drama.
The runtime of Oedipus Rex is 104 minutes.
In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road....