• Iphigenia (1977)

Iphigenia

Release Date: November 20th, 1977

DVD Release Date: July 24th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

Bound for battle at Troy, Agamemnon (Kostas Kazakos) finds that his ships are foundering on windless waters. A fortune teller informs the Greek military leader that he's encountering unfavorable weather because his killing of a deer has drawn the ire of a powerful goddess. In this retelling of the tragedy penned by Euripides, Agamemnon must mislead his wife (Eirini Papa) and make a sacrifice of his daughter, Iphigenia (Tatiana Papamoskou), to press on with his military mission.

Cast: Irene Papas, Tatiana Papamoskou, Kostas Kazakos, Kostas Karras, Christos Tsagas, Panos Mihalopoulos, Angelos Yannoulis, Dimitri Aronis

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Greek Film Center

Distributors: Cinema 5 Distributing

Keywords: Dark, Wife, Deception, Sacrifice, Quest, Revenge, Emotional, Brooding

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Awards

Nominated Foreign Language Film