Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marriage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina’s father, Vlahopoulos refuses to give his blessings.
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In the previous film, from a Genet's play, the ritualization and the extreme of suicidal acts found a proposal of hysterization that this one spreads through more characters and spaces but maintains, though with much more rigor, the same intention of giving body to a Greek tragedy, in the etymological sense of the term. Fact achieved. Ironically, a character is called Pericles, being his opposite.