Antigone (1986)

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Adaptation of the play by Sophocles, by Don Taylor. The war between Thebes and Athens is over, the sons of Oedipus are dead. Creon rules in Thebes, and forbids the burial of Polynices as a warning to future rebels. The dead man's sister, Antigone, defies the decree.

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