About

In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he f...

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Directed by

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Written by

Pier Paolo Pasolini (Writer)
Sophocles (Original Story)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

Italy, Morocco

Language

Italian

Cast

Keywords

independent film