- 1 hr 55 min
Greek tragedy gets an update in this retelling of the play Hippolytus by Euripedes. The plot stays close to the original source material. Melina Mercouri portrays the wife of an influential man who falls in love with his son, here played by Anthony Perkins. The affair is passionate and doomed with both lovers going to their deaths. Filmed in black and white on location in Greece, the movie was directed by Jules Dassin.