Antigone: Rites of Passion (1990)

Genres - Dance  |   Sub-Genres - Tragedy  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Antigone's efforts to arrange the burial of her brother Polyneices are captured in this video featuring Amy Greenfield's version of Sophocles' play. Dance steps and narrative combine as Antigone reveals her singular bravery and commitment. The treachery surrounding Polyneices' death and the threatening behavior of King Creon provide the drama to this story.

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against-all-odds, death, death-in-family, defiance, execution, love, one-against-odds, oppression