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Summary:In this first part of the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus, Agamemnon returns from the Trojan War. His queen, Clytemnestra, intends to avenge their daughter, Iphigenia, sacrificed by Agamemnon, to secure a favorable wind toward Troy. Aegisthus, Clytemnestra's lover, will avenge the murder of his brothers by Agamemnon's father.
Harrison, Tony 1937
Provider:National Theatre (Great Britain)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Place of origin – Region:England
Credits:Performed by the National Theatre of Great Britain. Cameramen, Dave Swan, Barrie Dodd, Paul Martingell ; editor, Toby Wallis ; music, Harrison Birtwistle.
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