Barefoot in Athens (1966)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

Socrates falls from grace, and becomes the lone voice of democracy amongst the corruption of his fellow Athenians in this television adaptation of Maxwell Anderson's play. The fall has been hard on the great philosopher. He walks about his city ragged and sans footwear, causing his wife untold shame. His raving about truth and democracy is more than embarrassing to the city's crooked politicians, and they devise a plan to silence him forever.