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Phaedra (1962)

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A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Alexis
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Thanos
Elizabeth Ercy ...
Ercy (as Elisabeth Ercy)
Tzavalas Karousos ...
(as T. Karoussos)
Zorz Sarri ...
Ariadne (as George Sarris)
Andreas Filippides ...
Andreas (as Andreas Philippides)
Olympia Papadouka ...
Anna
Stelios Vokovich ...
Stravos
Nikos Tzogias ...
Felere (as Nicos Tzoyas)
Depi Martini ...
Heleni (as Depy Martini)
Alexis Pezas ...
Dimitri
Tasso Kavadia
Kostas Baladimas ...
Dimo (as Dimos Baladinas)
Faidon Georgitsis
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A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family? Alexis's roadster and the music of Bach figure in the conclusion. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A violent drama of profane love

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When Alexis goes to get the car from the garage toward the end of the movie, there is a very evident dent near the door handle. The dent is not evident when he gets out of the car in the next scene. See more »

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Phaedra: Don't come to Greece.
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The ultimate movie - Now is back in theaters!!!
19 August 2004 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

I think that you would like to know that Village Roadshow released again Phaedra and plays it in their multiplex cinemas in Greece, during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. I saw the picture - yes I am so lucky - and the picture and sound quality is fantastic. To my opinion, this is the ultimate movie ever. Perkins and Melina are fantastic. Responding to previous comments: Yes Zyl Dassen is still alive and lives in Athens, Greece. Unfortunately Melina Merkouri died years ago, suffering from cancer. For many years Melina was honoured in Greece as the Minister of Culture in the Governments. Zyl now continues her dream of building the Acropolis Museum in Athens and bringing back the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum to where they belong, back in Athens.


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