Greek Mythology in the Movies
copyright 2002 by Tracy Marks tracy@marks.net

 


THE TROJAN WAR

Iphigenia 1977

Directed by Michael Cacoyannis

Irene Papas, Tatiana Papamoschou. Kostas Kazokos

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0076208

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6300134318/windweavwebandwi/

Helen of Troy 1953

directed by Robert Wise

Rossana Podesta, Jacques Sernas, Niall McGinnis

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0049301

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6304071787/windweavwebandwi/

 

Electra 1960s

directed by Cacoyannis

Irene Pappas, Aleka Katsili, Yannis Fertis

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0055950

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6303201504/


Achilles 1996 animated

Directed by Barry Purves

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0164317

 

The Trojan Women 1971

directed by Cacoyannis
Katherine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Irene Pappas, Genevieve Bujold

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0067881

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6300166139/windweavwebaandwi/

 

La Guerra di Troia 1962

John Barrymore

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004STB5/windweavwebandwi/

 


THE ODYSSEY

The Odyssey TV Movie 1997

Directed by Andreu Konchalovsky

Armand Assante, Isabel Rosselini,

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0118414

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1574924494/windweavwebandwi/

 

Ulysses 1954

Kirk Douglas, directed by Mario Camarini

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0047630

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00001ZWBJ/windweavwebandwi/

 

 

OTHER MYTHS

Jason and the Argonauts 2000 (poor!)

Jason London, Dennis Hopper, Jolene Blalock, Derek Jacobi Frank Langella

directed by Nick Willing

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0217579

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004W21J/ windweavwebandwi/

 

Jasons and the Argonauts 1963

directed by Ron Chaffey

Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0057197

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6302182522/windweavwebandwi/


Clash of the Titans 1981 (Perseus)

directed by Desmond Davis

Harry Hamlin, Laurence Olivier, Judy Bowker, Claire Bloom

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0082186

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6304546335/windweavwebandwi/

 

Orphee and Eurydice

Gluck's 18th century opera, Robert Wilson

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005B34Y/windweavwebandwi/

 

Medea 1970

directed by Pier Pasolini
Maria Callas, Giuseppe Gentile

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0066065

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6301007360/windweavwebandwi/

 

Medea 1982 tv

directed by Mark Cunningham
Zoe Caldwell, Judith Anderson, Mitch Ryan

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0213875

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00000K3UC/windweavwebandwi/

 

Medea 1987 tv
directed by Lars Von Trier

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0095607

Kirsten Oleson, Udo Kier

 

The Bacchae/ Dionysus

directed by Brian de Palma, Bruce Joel Rubin

Remi Barclay, Samuel Blazer

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0065641

 

The Bacchae 2001

directed by Brad Mays, with Jonathan Klein, Rich Werner
http://us.imdb.com/Title?0154187

 

Oedipus the King 1968

directed by Philip Saville

Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Lily Palmer, Richard Johnson

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0063376

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6301783131/windweavwebandwi/

 

Oedipus Rex (Pasolini versions)
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6301783131/windweavwebandwi/

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000006E16/windweavwebandwi/


Oedipus Rex, Stravinski Opera

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6302993342/windweavwebandwi/

 

Antigone 1961

directed by Yorgos Javellas, with Irene Papas

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6302766885/windweavwebandwi/

 

Antigone 1984 tv

directed by Don Taylor, with Juliet Stevenson, Gwen Taylor, John Shrapnel
http://us.imdb.com/Title?0086905

 

Antigone 1973 (German)

directed by Piet Drescher, with Genevieve Bujold

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0069720

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0201426

 

Antigone Rights of Passion (experimental)

Amy Greenfield, Bertram Ross

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000541W5/windweavwebandwi/

 

Phaedra 1962 (modern retelling)

directed by Jules Dassin

Melina Mercouri, Anthony Perkins

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0056346


Black Orpheus 1959 (modern retelling)

directed by Marcel Camus

Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn

http://us.imdb.com/Title?0053146

 

The Storyteller - Theseus and the Minotaur/Orpheus and Eurydice (1999)

Jim Henson, Anthony Minghella

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00003OKRH/windweavwebandwi/

 

The Storyteller Perseus and the Gorgon, Daedalus and Icarus

(this one is the best of the series)

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00003OKRG/windweavwebandwi/

 

ALSO Many movies about Hercules (not listed here)

 


DOCUMENTARIES

Battles that Changed the World The Trojan War

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6304843607/windweavwebandwi/

 

The Odyssey of Troy AND The Greek Gods

at A&E Store http://www.amazon.com or Amazon.com

http://store.aetv.com/html/catalog/vp01.jhtml?id=95064&skuId=95064

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000006QYL/windweavwebandwi/

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/630454409X/windweavwebandwi/



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