Antigone

Antigone

  • NR
  • 1961
  • 1 hr 22 min
  • 7.2  (652)

The movie is a 1961 Greek language version of the ancient tragedy by Sophocles. It tells the story of a defiant but strong young woman who stands up to the king of Thebes because of an injustice to her family. Creon denies an honorable burial for one of Antigone's brothers, Polynieces, because he fought against the city. The other brother, Eteocles, who fought for the city, receives a proper burial. Antigone buries Polynieces anyway and Creon locks her in a tomb. The plot is further complicated because Antigone is engaged to Creon's son. The king soon realizes he is a victim of cruel fate.

Antigone
Description
The movie is a 1961 Greek language version of the ancient tragedy by Sophocles. It tells the story of a defiant but strong young woman who stands up to the king of Thebes because of an injustice to her family. Creon denies an honorable burial for one of Antigone's brothers, Polynieces, because he fought against the city. The other brother, Eteocles, who fought for the city, receives a proper burial. Antigone buries Polynieces anyway and Creon locks her in a tomb. The plot is further complicated because Antigone is engaged to Creon's son. The king soon realizes he is a victim of cruel fate.

Antigone is a 1961 history movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 22 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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  • Release Date
    1961
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 22 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (652)