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Racine : Phedre / SFP Productions.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorSFP productions.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1988.
Description1 streaming video file (110 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Phedre
Contents Phedre: Hippolyte Flees (3:37) -- Phedre Wants to Die (3:06) -- Phedre Loves Her Stepson (4:08) -- Phedre's Love for Hippolyte and Her Death Wish (6:08) -- Phedre: Death of Theseus Announced (2:33) -- Phedre: Aricia Loves Hippolyte (2:26) -- Phedre: Hippolyte and Aricia Meet (6:20) -- Phedre: Hippolyte Loves Aricia (3:34) -- Phedre: Aricia and Hippolyte Part (2:29) -- Phedre: Phedre Begs Hippolyte for Mercy (3:03) -- Hippolyte Rejects Phedre (4:16) -- Phedre Wants Hippolyte to Kill Her (3:30) -- Phedre's Son Crowned King (1:23) -- Phedre Fears Exposure of Her Shame (6:41) -- Theseus Returns to the City (1:35) -- Phedre's Guilt (3:09) -- Phedre and Oenone Plot to Accuse Hippolyte (2:53) -- Phedre Is Unworthy of Theseus's Love (2:24) -- Phedre: Theseus and Hippolyte Meet (2:38) -- Phedre: Oenone Lies About Hippolyte (3:05) -- Phedre: Theseus Accuses Hippolyte (2:48) -- Phedre: Theseus Believes Hippolyte is Guilty (1:32) -- Phedre Wants Hippolyte Spared (2:11) -- Phedre Turns Her Back on Hippolyte (1:54) -- Phedre Confronts Hippolyte (2:55) -- Phedre Feels She Is a Curse on Her Family (4:01) -- Phedre Casts Out Oenone (2:10) -- Death of Hippolyte (3:41) -- Story of Hippolyte's Death (4:24) -- Hippolyte Wants Theseus to Care for Aricia (1:37) -- Phedre Admits the Truth About Her Deception (2:34) -- Phedre Takes Poison (2:46)
Abstract Here is a spectacular French production of Racine's great play that treats the classical past with respect while demonstrating its continued, living interest. If it was the playwright's goal to show people as they are-not as they ought to be-then this performance represents French classical drama at its most moving, with equal attention to the language itself, the lavishness of sets and costumes, and the passion and appropriateness of the acting.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 07, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 13 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageIn French.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: SFP Productions, 1988
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number1697 Films Media Group

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