EDIPO RE (1967)

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  • EDIPO RE Original
  • OEDIPUS REX Alternative

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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.

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