About

It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even sacrificed her own brother for Jason's success), she gets from him only betrayal, as he arranges to marry the King's of Corinth daughter. The king decides to ex...

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Directed by

Lars von Trier

Written by

Carl Theodor Dreyer (Writer)
Lars von Trier (Writer)
Euripides (Novel)
Preben Thomsen (Writer)

Runtime

76 minutes

Country

Denmark

Language

Danish

Cast

Keywords

mythology