Oedipus The King

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This static, overly reverential adaptation of Sophocles' tragedy was released at roughly the same time as Pier Paolo Pasolini's earthly, passionate OEDIPUS REX, and suffered by comparison. The British production features a strong cast floundering without apparent directorial guidance: Plummer is a predictably noble, manly Oedipus; Welles is subdued but...read more