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Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War and Plato, Alcibiades I

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Alternate title:War that never ends
Summary:Set against the backdrop of the impending 1991 Persian Gulf War, Thucydides' history of the events leading up to the 27-year Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta is re-enacted. The film demonstrates, by using simple staging and plain costumes, that the politics of men and nations on the verge of war have changed little since ancient times.
Gold, Jack 1930
McCowen, Alec
Bennett, John 1928
Calder, David
Kingsley, Ben 1943
Barton, John 1928
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Greek Collection
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
Topical subjects:Greece History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C
Credits:Cast: Alec McCowen, John Bennett, David Calder, Ben Kingsley. Editor, Spencer Hill ; music, Leo Cottakis.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Films@UM Browse terms:War and International Conflicts
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