Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini

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Salon Italia in Italian with English subtitles

Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker

Director: Pierpaolo Pasolini Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini Cast: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti, Laurent Terzieff Drama 1h 50 min I 1975

On a quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts arrive at a remote barbarian land where the natives worship the sacred artefact to protect the crops. But, unexpectedly, as Medea--a beautiful high priestess and the land's powerful sorceress-betrays her beliefs to follow Jason back to Greece, a cruel fate awaits her. As a result, deserted and banished by the king, it's only human that Medea plots her furious revenge.

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