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Antigone: Rites of Passion

Antigone: Rites of Passion

Director: Amy Greenfield

From renowned filmmaker Amy Greenfield, this critically acclaimed modern adaptation of Sophocles' classic tragedy combines dance and narrative to tell the story of Antigone, who risks her own life to arrange the burial of her brother Polyneices. The treachery surrounding his death and the threatening behavior of King Creon provide the drama that motivates this daring interpretation of the classic story. Bonus material includes an extensive interview with Classics scholar Dr. Marianne McDonald.

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Galileo

Galileo

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1974

Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht (originally translated by Charles Laughton), GALILEO explores not merely the infamous historical figure, but the philosophical concepts for which he was both celebrated and condemned.

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Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Director: Tom O'Horgan
Year: 1973

The film version of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist play tells of a French city where the citizens begin to turn mysteriously into rhinoceroses. Zero Mostel creates his Tony-winning Broadway role. Includes the marvelous Karen Black.

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A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Director: Tony Richardson
Year: 1973

An invasion of friends and family pushes the repressed problems of a complacent marriage to the fore in this exceptional adapatation of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1973

Considered the definitive film version of one of Eugene O'Neill's greatest plays, this simple tale of a birthday celebration at a saloon takes a devastating look at disillusionment and dashed hopes.

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Three Sisters

Three Sisters

Director: Laurence Olivier
Year: 1970

Anton Chekhov's classic play about the lives of three sisters living in a remote Russian village is given the all-star treatment by director and star Laurence Olivier.

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Macbeth

Macbeth

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Year: 2001

"A harrowing and disturbingly funny parable for the dawn of the 21st century," (New York Times) the Royal Shakespeare Company's Macbeth has been lauded as the finest production of Shakespeare's Scottish play for over a quarter of a century.

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Lost in the Stars

Lost in the Stars

Director: Daniel Mann
Year: 1974

Lost in the Stars transforms Alan Paton's world famous novel of racial oppression, Cry the Beloved Country, into a tragic and beautiful film musical unlike any you've ever seen. Gilded by Maxwell Anderson's lucid lyrics and Kurt Weill's (The Three Penny Opera) powerful music, and guided by Daniel Mann's (Playing for Time) sensitive direction, this one-of-a-kind film is both a heartbreaking indictment of a cruel society and a poetic testament to the millions of forgotten lives ground beneath the heel of apartheid.

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Butley

Butley

Director: Harold Pinter
Year: 1974

Alan Bates turns his Tony-winning role into one of his greatest film performances as a lecturer who experiences a truly awful day.

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Luther

Luther

Director: Guy Green
Year: 1974

John Osborne's play is a fascinating and powerful psychological study of the Augustinian monk Martin Luther, examining his central role in the birth of Protestantism and revolt against the Roman Catholic Church.

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