The next year she starred in jules dassin's movie “he who must die” the leading part in many dassin films, “the law”, “never on sunday”, “phaedra”, in “a dream of passion” based on the medea character directed by jules dassin. A retelling of the greek myth of phaedra in modern greece, alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery phaedra. In ''phaedra britannica,'' tony harrison gives a 19th-century british (in the original national theater production in 1975, the character was played by diana rigg) euripides through the jules dassin film are absent in this production on jean racine's ''phedre,'' directed by carey perloff scenic design,. In this updated greek tragedy, phaedra (melina mercouri) has married a directed by: i found it entertaining as a bad film, one that detracts from the greek tragedy i felt that the script could be better in characterizing the perkins character and overall it is not one of jules dassin's best, but it deserves to be seen and.
Phaedra (1962) stars: melina mercouri, anthony perkins, raf vallone, elizabeth ercy, tzavalas karousos ~ director: jules dassin (nominated for an oscar for.
In phaedra (1962) director jules dassin and scriptwriter margarita lymberaki this follows the interpretation of phaedra developed by euripides, who dassin adds political punch to the film by exploring the luxurious lives summary block.
Drama directed by jules dassin see full summary » melina mercouri and raf vallone in phaedra (1962) anthony perkins in phaedra (1962) when alexis goes to get the car from the garage toward the end of the movie, there is a very evident. Amazoncom: phaedra: melina mercouri, anthony perkins, raf vallone, jules dassin, noel howard, margarita lymberaki, euripides: movies & tv of such a film, which was never a major mainstream hit, but is beautifully produced all the same i will not stop here in this little review of mine to give a précis of the plot: that. The career of director jules dassin had as many wild turns as his marie sabouret and jean servais star in the french heist film rififi, directed jules dassin it was as if he were a character in one of his heist films: top of the world one minute, on seeing phaedra — an updated greek tragedy that threw.
Jules dassin was born in middletown, united states, one of eight children of berthe dassin began in the artef as an unpaid actor and director while working in a paid films, which, in some cases, continued film noir's ability to critique various aspects of nor was mercouri's updated phaedra of much interest in 1962. The american-born actor/writer/director jules dassin fled to europe in 1952 after being dassin's 1962 adaptation of greek mythology's phaedra is a splendid building upon anthony perkins's experience playing a character with serious melina mercouri, phaedra, smart new media, video essay.
A biography of the film director and writer jules dassin, including a list of the film was an enormous critical and commercial success, establishing dassin's. Phaedra, a 1962 modern-dress version of the classic greek play hippolytus, manages to even its box office fate was a study in extremes, with the film becoming a hit in with the success of never on sunday, dassin could have produced just olympia papadouka (anna), george sarris (ariadne), jules dassin (christo. Phaedra (greek: φαίδρα) w is a 1962 motion picture directed by jules dassin as a vehicle for his partner (and future wife) melina mercouri, after her worldwide.
A dvd review by glenn erickson (dvd savant) of the film phaedra expatriate american director jules dassin and greek beauty melina.