In this first part of the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus, Agamemnon returns from the Trojan War. His queen, Clytemnestra, intends to avenge their daughter, Iphigenia, sacrificed by Agamemnon, to secure a favorable wind toward Troy. Aegisthus, Clytemnestra's lover, will avenge the murder of his brothers by Agamemnon's father.
Aeschylus; Harrison, Tony 1937
National Theatre (Great Britain); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Literature, Print Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Theater; Literature, Print Culture
Europe; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; England
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- Physical Description
95 minutes; color
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Performed by the National Theatre of Great Britain. Cameramen, Dave Swan, Barrie Dodd, Paul Martingell ; editor, Toby Wallis ; music, Harrison Birtwistle.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089899; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1263; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/773; OCLC: ocm12675046; Catalog Key: alephsys001358573
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