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Electra (1962)

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Synopsis:
When King Agamemnon returns from battle, he is slain by his wife, Clytemnestra (Aleka Katselli) and her lover. The king's son Orestes (Giannis Fertis), is sent into exile, and his daughter Electra (Irene Papas) into mourning. Over the years, Electra's hatred of her mother grows, and she bristles with the desire for vengeance. When she and Orestes are reunited, the siblings hatch a plot for revenge. But can they reconcile their need for justice with the act of matricide?
Actors:
, Giannis Fertis, , Theano Ioannidou, , , Fivos Razi, , Eleni Karpeta, Kitty Arseni, E. Chatzeemichalee, Theano Krassa, M. Mauropoulou, Elli Trygonopoulo, Diza Kountoura, , Petros Ampelas, Afroditi Grigoriadou, ,
Directors:
Writers:
Euripides, Michael Cacoyannis
Aka:
Ilektra
Genres:
Drama
Countries:
Greece, Drama
Awards:

1962 Cannes Best Cinematic Transposition

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Release Date:
Not released

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