Medea

Medea

Director: Lars von Trier Cast: Kirsten Olesen, Udo Kier, Henning Jensen

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Overview

Lars Von Trier's 75-minute video feature Medea comes to DVD from Facets Video. Presented in a standard full screen transfer, this disc contains no extra features. In Danish with English subtitles.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/20/2003
UPC: 0736899041724
Original Release: 1987
Rating: NR
Source: Facets
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:16:00
Sales rank: 27,092

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Prize and Letter [:18]
2. Prologue [:51]
3. New Responsibilities, New Wife [4:23]
4. Wedding Night [6:23]
5. Medea's Lament [6:45]
6. Jason, Medea and Aigeus [12:09]
7. Reunion [7:44]
8. The Gift [9:41]
9. Revenge [2:46]
10. Children [7:02]
11. Flight [8:58]
12. Epilogue and Credits [8:05]

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Medea 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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It may seem heretical to worshippers of Euripedes to tranform Medea, one of the greatest classic Greek tragedies, into an art house horror flick, but that exactly what Lars Von Trier has done. Deliberately stylized, but spare, subtle, iconic and powerful, Von Trier pares the tragedy down to its essential components. Von Trier is able to make visual implications about the roles of men and women in society which Euripdes' text either elaborates on or suggests. The film also has a spiritual component not necessarily found in stage productions of the play. An unforgettable experience.