Edipo Alcalde | 1995

Drama, Foreign
Set in strife-ridden, 20th-century Colombia, a modern-day interpretation of Sophocles' tragedies which includes: The Plague of Thebes, Oedipus and other aspects of the classical writer's works as it relates to this ...more

Company

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Estudios Churubusco

Financier

Fondo Sur

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Fundacion del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano

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Grupo de Colombia

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Synopsis

Set in strife-ridden, 20th-century Colombia, a modern-day interpretation of Sophocles' tragedies which includes: The Plague of Thebes, Oedipus and other aspects of the classical writer's works as it relates to this Latin American country's general state of violence--freedom fighting guerillas, drug cartels, paramilitary organizations, landowners and the government, and relentless civic unrest.

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