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040.126, Spring 2017

Yatromanolakis, Spring 2017
MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level
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1. 300: Rise of an empire Video/Film, DVD in English, French, Spanish
directed by Noam Murro ; screenplay by Zack Snyder & Kurt Johnstad ; produced by Gianni… 2014.

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal turned god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
2. 300 Video/Film, DVD in English, French, Spanish
a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in association with Legendary Pictures and Virtual… 2007.

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of…
3. Alexander Video/Film, DVD in English
Warner Bros. Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Moritz Borman production ; in… 2005.

The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years.
4. Alexander the Great Video/Film, DVD in English, French, Spanish
Rossen Films, S.A. ; written, produced and directed by Robert Rossen. 2004.

The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror. Alexander is a man torn by conflict between his teacher, Aristotle, his warrior father and his own ambition.
5. Festen: Celebration Video/Film, DVD in Danish
October Films presents a Danmarks Radio, Nimbus Film A/S, SVT Drama production ;… 1998.

Helge Klingenfeldt is a respected Danish patriarch whose country estate is the scene of a grand celebration in honor of his sixtieth birthday. His adult children and extended family have gathered together for the occasion, but no one is ready for the bombshell about to be…
6. Medea Video/Film, DVD in Italian
Vanguard Cinema in association with Sceneries Distribution ; presenting a Rosima… 1970.

Based on Euripides' classic tragedy of a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves.
7. Le mépris: Contempt Video/Film, DVD in French
Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Cocinor ; produced by Georges de Beauregard and Carlo Ponti… 1963.

Asked to write a screenplay for an American producer, a young French dramatist and his wife visit the producer's villa in Capri. There the wife and producer engage in an affair, and she decides to leave her husband. However, something quite unexpected happens.
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8. Mighty Aphrodite Video/Film, DVD in English
a Miramax Films release ; Sweetland Films presents a Jean Doumanian production ;… 1995.

When a sportswriter tries to track down the mother of his adopted son, he discovers she is a prostitute and pornographic film star.
9. O brother, where art thou? Video/Film, DVD in English
Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal ; a… 2000.

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
10. Oedipus Rex Video/Film, DVD in Italian
producer, Alfredo Bini ; director, Pier Paolo Pasolini. 1967.

"A dark and riveting retelling of the classic Greek tragedy, 'Oedipus Rex'. Unknown to himself, Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother. When the truth is discovered, he puts out his eyes and Oedipus wanders the streets until he is found by his daughter, Antigone, a…
11. Orfeu negro: Black Orpheus Video/Film, DVD in Portuguese
Lopert Films, Inc. ; co-production franco-italienne, Dispatfilm, Gemma Cinematografica… 1959.

Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janiero. With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this film brought the infectious bossa nova beat to the United States.
12. Orpheus Video/Film, DVD in French
Jean Cocteau, director. 2011.

A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead…
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13. Phaedra Video/Film, DVD in English
original scenario, Margarita Liberaki ; screen play by Jules Dassin and Margarita… 1962.

The young wife of a Greek shipping tycoon has a love affair with her stepson.
Diane J. Rayor, André Lardinois. 2014.


15. Testament of Orpheus: Le testament d'Orphée Video/Film, DVD in French
Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema ; produced by Jean Thuiliter ; directed and written… 1959.

A modern account of the Orpheus myth. An 18th-century poet travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom.
16. The Trojan women Video/Film, DVD in English
a Josef Shaftel production ; a Michael Cacoyannis film ; screenplay by Michael… 1971.

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…