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Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons (1974)

Investigation into alternative didactic methods and the relationship between independently expressive surfaces and texts. The film is composed of five sequences, each preceded by a quotation.

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Laura Mulvey (script), Peter Wollen (script) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Thomas Michael Thomas ... Achilles (segment 1)
Jan Creighton Jan Creighton ... Greek Warrior (segment 1)
Jim Goode Jim Goode ... Greek Warrior (segment 1)
Lisa Kephart Lisa Kephart ... Amazon (segment 1)
Pat Kerwin Pat Kerwin ... Greek Warrior (segment 1)
Whit Maclaughlin Whit Maclaughlin ... Greek Warrior (segment 1) (as Whit MacLaughlin)
Kristine Nielsen Kristine Nielsen ... Amazon (segment 1)
Brian Reich Brian Reich ... Greek Warrior (segment 1)
Jerry Stropnicky Jerry Stropnicky ... Greek Warrior (segment 1)
Ann Woodworth Ann Woodworth ... Amazon (segment 1)
Peter Wollen Peter Wollen ... Narrator (segment 2)
Cathy Berberian Cathy Berberian ... Narrator (segment 3) (voice)
Grace McKeaney Grace McKeaney ... Narrator (segment 4) (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Debra Dolnansky Debra Dolnansky ... Penthesilea
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Investigation into alternative didactic methods and the relationship between independently expressive surfaces and texts. The film is composed of five sequences, each preceded by a quotation.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 2010 (Poland) See more »

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