Medea 1988

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Medea ★★ 1988

Director von Trier's adaptation of the classic Greek play by Euripides was filmed for Danish TV from a script originally co-written by Carl-Theodor Dreyer. Jason (Kier) betrays his lover Medea (Olesen) and their two sons when he agrees to a marriage with the daughter (Glinska) of King Creon (Jensen). Medea enacts a very bloody revenge. Danish with subtitles. 76m/C VHS, DVD . DK Udo Kier, Kirsten Olesen, Henning Jensen, Ludmilla Glinska, Baard Owe; D: Lars von Trier; W: Lars von Trier, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Preben Thomsen; C: Sejr Brockmann; M: Joachim Holbek. TV

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