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Directed by Rodrigo Areias
Portugal, 2007


Surreal road-movie where Sophocles’ classic tragedy “Oedipus Rex”, winks at Kerouac. Starting point: identity loss by the second wave of Portuguese emigrants. A youngster, fresh out of Paris, searches for his Portuguese roots, as he rides along with a beatnik teamster, dwelling deeper into Thebes.

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Thebes Directed by Rodrigo Areias