Medea

Lars von Trier's ghostly version of the classical tragedy by Euripides by way of a screenplay written but never filmed by Carl-Theodore Dreyer and Preben Thomson has the haunted air of a silent film unearthed just before its irretrievable decay. Shot on video for Danish television in 1987 and set in some indeterminate past, von Trier's retelling rejects...read more

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Lars von Trier's ghostly version of the classical tragedy by Euripides by way of a screenplay written but never filmed by Carl-Theodore Dreyer and Preben Thomson has the haunted air of a silent film unearthed just before its irretrievable decay. Shot on vi… (more)

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