Oedipus Rex

  • 1967
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Shot in the red deserts of Morocco, Pasolini's first color feature is a relatively straightforward--albeit self-consciously Freudian--rendition of Sophocles' tragedy. Slow-moving, sensual, and often gorgeous to behold, it is unusually frank in its treatment of the incestuous relationship between Oedipus (Franco Citti) and mother Jocasta (Silvano Mangano)....read more