Movies Under the Stars

EPIDAURUS LYCEUM 2017
THE ARRIVAL OF THE OUTSIDER


Movies Under the Stars: The Outsider in Ancient Drama as Portrayed in World Cinema

The movement of dramatic and historical time, as it is presented in films based on or inspired by Ancient Greek Tragedy, since cinema’s early days. The presence of the outsider and the imprinting of his/her/its acceptance, inclusion, isolation or aversion through film semiotics.

GEORGINA KAKOUDAKI THEATRE EDUCATOR, DIRECTOR
 
Extracts from the following films and TV series were shown during the event in this order:

Chapter 1:  FOREIGNER AS RELATIVE
Electra (1962)
Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Script: Michael Cacoyannis

Son of Saul (2015)
Direction: László Nemes
Script: László Nemes, Clara Royer

 
Chapter 2: ABDUCTED
Medea (1969)
Direction: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Script: Pier Paolo Pasolini
 
Medea (1988)
Direction: Lars Von Trier
Script: Euripides (play), Carl Theodor Dreyer (original screenplay),Lars von Trier and Preben Thomsen (adaptation)

The Trojan Women (1971)
Direction: Michael Cacoyannis
Script: Euripides, Edith Hamilton, Michael Cacoyannis

Phaedra (1962)
Direction: Jules Dassin
Script: Margarita Lymberaki, Jules Dassin

 
Chapter 3 : STRANGERS TO EACH OTHER / STRANGER TO ONE’S SELF
Edipo Re (1967)
Direction:Pier Paolo Pasolini
Script:Pier Paolo Pasolini

Strella (2009)
Direction: Panos H. Koutras
Script: Panos H. Koutras, Panayiotis Evangelidis

Old boy (2013)
Direction: Spike Lee
Script: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi
 
Moonlight (2016)
Direction: Barry Jenkins
Script: Barry Jenkins


Chapter 4: OUTCASTS AND COMMUNITY

Fear- Φόβος (1966)
Direction:Kostas Manousakis
Script:Kostas Manousakis
 
Psyhi Vathia- Ψυχή Βαθιά (2009)
Direction:Pantelis Voulgaris
Script:Pantelis Voulgaris


Chapter 5:THE ARRIVAL OF THE OUTSIDER
Suddenly Last Summer (1959)
Direction: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Script: Gore Vidal/ Tennessee Williams
 
EXTRAS
 
True Blood, Keep This Party Going (SO2 E02) (2009)
Direction: Michael Lehmann
Script : Alan Ball, Charlaine Harris, Brian Buckner
 
Xena, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (S02 E04) (1996)
Direction: T.J. Scott
Script: R.J. Stewart, Rob Tapert, John Schulian, Adam Armus and Nora Kay Foster

Blade (1998)
Direction: Stephen Norrington
Script: David S. Goyer

 
*FILM EXTRACTS SHOWN DURING THIS EVENT WERE EDITED BY EVANGELOS AVRAAM - THEATRE THEORIST,FILM DIRECTOR

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