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958 Ratings

Oedipus Rex

Edipo Re

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Italy, Morocco, 1967
Drama, History


In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son – and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed.

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Oedipus Rex Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1968 | 2 wins including: Best Producer

1968 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

Kinema Junpo Awards

1970 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

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