Wed 26 Jun

Electre / Oreste

Cert. 15

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Spotlight on the Comédie-Française

Theatre Broadcast from la Comédie-Française

160 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | author: Euripides | dir. Ivo van Hove, with the troupe of la Comédie-Française

© Jan Versweyveld / coll. Comédie-Française

After the huge success of Les Damnés (The Damned), acclaimed stage director Ivo van Hove comes together again with the Troupe of the Comédie-Française for an epic House of Atreus saga. Merging two ancient Greek tragedies by Euripides, he tells the story of a brother Orestes, and a sister, Electra, united in crime and vengeance against their no-less criminal mother Clytemnestra and step-father Aegisthus.

Preceded by an introduction by actor Christophe Montenez in discussion with award-winning theatre critic Matt Trueman

Please note that some scenes contain images of graphic nature

 
See also

Comédie Française     Pathé Live

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Wed 26 Jun