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Antigone at the Barbican

Directed by Ivo van Hove
United Kingdom, 2015
Avant-Garde, TV Movie, History

Synopsis

When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, his body left unburied beyond the city walls, Antigone refuses to accept this punishments. Defying her uncle who governs, she dares to say ‘No’. Forging ahead with a funeral alone, she sets off a tenacious act that will trigger a cycle of destruction.

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Antigone at the Barbican Directed by Ivo van Hove