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Oedipus Mayor

Oedipo alcalde

Directed by Jorge Alí Triana
Colombia, Mexico, 1996


This violent, sultry update of Sophocles’ classic tale of patricide and incest was co-written by Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Set in modern-day Columbia, the drama revolves around a local mayor sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace.

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Oedipus Mayor Directed by Jorge Alí Triana

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