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Before war breaks out in Italy, a young couple celebrate the arrival of their son. But the father soon becomes jealous of the attention his wife is paying the child, taking him into the desert to murder him. The action then switches to ancient times, with the child rescued, rechristened as Oedipus, and adopted by the King and Queen of Corinth. After hearing a forecast that he is destined to murder his father in order to marry his mother, the young man runs away from home, only to encounter tragedy involving an elderly man he encounters while on the road.

Oedipus Rex is an Drama movie that was released in 1967 and has a run time of 1 hr 44 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

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Not Rated
| 1967 | 1 hr 44 min | 7.4/10
Cast
Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti, Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene
Director
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Produced By
Alfredo Bini
Language
English
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Also starring Franco Citti