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Antigone Video

Antigone on Video - 1974

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With fierce originality, this powerful adaptation of the Sophocles tragedy presents a world of honor, treachery and fateful consequences. Acclaimed actress Genevieve Bujold skillfully combines elements of zealotry and idealism in her affecting portrait of Antigone. Jean Anouilh's retelling of "Antigone" stages the inescapably wrenching central confrontation between Antigone and Creon by presenting Bujold and Fritz Weaver seated at a long, executive-suite table--a hallmark of Anouilh's play. The New York Times critic, John J. O'Connor, lauded this "Antigone" as "well acted, well directed and beautifully staged."

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Starring:
Geneviève Bujold

Stacy Keach

Leah Chandler

James Naughton

Fritz Weaver

Studio: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Broadway Theater Archive

Filmed: 1974 - Released: 1974

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