EDIPO RE (1967)

Stills must not be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any way. Hard copies of some images can be bought via the BFI Printstore and the complete collection can be accessed for commercial reuse via BFI Stills.

Film details

Alternative titles

  • OEDIPUS REX Alternative

Cast & Credits


Adaptation of the tragedy 'Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles. Present day: a man leaves his young son to die in the desert. Ancient Thebes: an oracle predicts that Oedipus will kill his father and marry his mother. Despite his attempts to escape his destiny the prophecy is fulfilled and Oedipus puts out his eyes. Present day: a blind Oedipus walks the streets of Bologna.

Recent articles that mention EDIPO RE

Back to the top