Item Details

Electra [videorecording]

Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists Pictures, Inc. ; [produced and directed by Michael Cacoyannis ; screenplay by Michael Cacoyannis]
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"Desolation and despair reign supreme in the kingdom of Mycenae. The great Agamemnon has been brutally murdered; his son Orestes has fled and his daughter Electra has been imprisoned within the walls of the castle. All hope seems lost until the sacred oracle speaks and replaces Electra's broken spirit with an unquenchable desire for justice and bloody vengeance."
Director
Michael Cacoyannis
Performers
Irene Papas, Aleka Katseli, Yannis Fertis, Theano Ioannidou, Notis Peryalis.
Release Date
1962
Run Time
113 min.
Language
Greek, English and French soundtracks; French and Spanish subtitles
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Based on Electra / by Euripides.
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
  • Original theatrical widescreen format.
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1962.
Variant Title
Elektra
Series
World Films
World Films (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
ISBN
0792852036, 9780792852032
Credits
Director of photography, Walter Lassally; film editing by Leonidas Antonakis; music, Mikis Theodorakis.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM DVD, 2002.
Publisher no.
1002585 MGM DVD
Access Restriction
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Description
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby digital mono. Widescreen.
Technical Details
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