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Great Performances (1972)

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Great Performances: Oedipus Rex

3 years, 10 months ago at Dec 26 23:54
A filmed performance of Julie Taymor’s variation of the Igor Stravinksy opera, Oedipus Rex originally aired as part of PBS’ Great Performances series. If you’re still with me after that introductory sentence, I suggest you seek this out for its artistic daring and soaring theatricality. Some of the things that mar Taymor’s film work soar when taken into the context of a proscenium arch and... read more
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Release date: 4 November 1972
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Great Performances: Oedipus Rex

“A filmed performance of Julie Taymor’s variation of the Igor Stravinksy opera, Oedipus Rex originally aired as part of PBS’ Great Performances series. If you’re still with me after that introductory sentence, I suggest you seek this out for its artistic daring and soaring theatricality. Some of the things that mar Taymor’s film work soar when taken into the context of a proscenium arch and a live audience just outside the frame.   Of course, something as expansive and gigantic as an opera was built for Taymor’s artistic cross-pollination and cultural borrowings. A tale of ancient Greece done for a Japanese festival with a heavy dose of Noh Theater and exoskeletal puppets and sung in Latin, it sounds like a collision of someone’s artistic obsessions and it very much plays as ” read more

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