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The Trojan Women [DVD]

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors.

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2004


Format: DVD
Summary: After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors.
Title: The Trojan women [DVD] / a Josef Shaftel production ; a Michael Cacoyannis film ; screenplay by Michael Cacoyannis ; produced by Michael Cacoyannis, Anis Nohra ; directed by Michael Cacoyannis.
Publisher Date: N[ew] Y[ork], NY : Kino on Video, [2004]
Subject: Euripides -- Film adaptations. Hecuba (Legendary character) -- Drama Cassandra (Legendary character) -- Drama. Andromache (Legendary character) -- Drama. Helen of Troy (Greek mythology) -- Drama Trojan War -- Drama Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
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System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Tro
Oclc: 56390130
Upc: 738329037628
Bib Id: 458298

Format: DVD
Summary: After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors.
Title: The Trojan women [DVD] / a Josef Shaftel production ; a Michael Cacoyannis film ; screenplay by Michael Cacoyannis ; produced by Michael Cacoyannis, Anis Nohra ; directed by Michael Cacoyannis.
Publisher, Date: N[ew] Y[ork], NY : Kino on Video, [2004]
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subjects: Euripides -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Hecuba (Legendary character) -- Drama
Subjects: Cassandra (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Subjects: Andromache (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Subjects: Helen of Troy (Greek mythology) -- Drama
Subjects: Trojan War -- Drama
Subjects: Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films
Other Author: Cacoyannis, Michael
Other Author: Nohra, Anis.
Other Author: Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Other Author: Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-
Other Author: Bujold, Geneviève
Other Author: Papas, Irene
Other Author: Magee, Patrick
Other Author: Blessed, Brian
Other Author: Euripides. Trojan women
Other Author: Josef Shaftel Productions.
Other Author: Kino International Corporation
Notes: Based on the play by Euripides; English version by Edith Hamilton.
Notes: DVD release of the 1971 motion picture.
Notes: Special features: Michael Cacoyannis filmography; theatrical trailer; stills gallery; director's note on insert.
Notes: Photography, Alfio Contini ; music, Mikis Theodorakis.
Notes: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Genevieve Bujold, Irene Papas, Patrick Magee, Brian Blessed.
Notes: DVD, NTSC; Region 1; Dolby Digital; widescreen format (1.66:1 aspect ratio).
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Publisher Number: K376
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 791.43 Tro