Phaedra (1962)

A violent drama of profane love

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1962-01-01
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 19 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: ελληνικά
  • Production Company: MelinaFilm
  • Production Country: France, Greece, United States of America
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A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family? Alexis's roadster and the music of Bach figure in the conclusion.

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    Sound Míkis Theodorakis Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
    Art Max Douy Art Direction
    Directing Jules Dassin Director
    Production Jules Dassin Producer
    Writing Jules Dassin Writer
    Editing Roger Dwyre Editor
    Camera Jacques Natteau Director of Photography
    Writing Euripides Theatre Play
    Production Noël Howard Associate Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Jill Carpenter Makeup Artist
    Writing Margarita Lymberaki Screenplay
    Production George Mills Production Manager
    Directing Roy Millichip Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Anna Armaou Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Janine Casse Makeup Artist
    Production Michel Rittener Production Manager
    Production Marios Stavropoulos Production Manager
    Directing Ginette Diamant-Berger Assistant Director
    Directing George Koukopoulos Assistant Director