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Theban Plays: Oedipus the King 

Oedipus the King (original title)
Plagues are ravaging Thebes, and the blind fortune-teller Tieresias tells Oedipus, the King, that the gods are unhappy. The murder of the former king has gone unavenged, and Oedipus sets ... See full summary »

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Plagues are ravaging Thebes, and the blind fortune-teller Tieresias tells Oedipus, the King, that the gods are unhappy. The murder of the former king has gone unavenged, and Oedipus sets out to find the killer. Written by Kathy Li

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Version of Oedipus Rex (1957) See more »

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What a piece of trash.
26 October 2002 | by (Ypsilanti, Michigan) – See all my reviews

why was this shot on video? if it were shot on 35mm i would give it more respect. what was the point of oedipus wearing 19th century clothing? it did not help the film. the only thing that could've saved the film, is if the boy who was rolling around on that cart started singing "i have no legs".


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