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Medea

Medea

A Feature film by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Release in France : 28/01/1970

    Synopsis

    The tale of Jason, the leader of the invincible army of Argonaut, and his quest for the Golden Fleece. Meeting the priestess of the Fleece, Medea (Callas), Jason falls in love with her and takes her home as she sacrifices everything to be with him, including dismembering her own brother. Years later he spurns her for a new love, the young and beautiful Glauce. Medea, using her witch-craft powers, exacts a terrible revenge upon Jason leading to a terrifying climax where loyalty and betrayal are tried before the altar of human sacrifice.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Les Films Number One

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Carlotta Films

    Foreign production companies :

    San Marco, Janus Film Und Fersehen

    French distribution :

    Planfilm

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (8)

    Assistant Director :

    Sergio Citti

    Foreign producers :

    Franco Rossellini, Klaus Hellwig, Marina Cicogna

    Director of Photography :

    Ennio Guarnieri

    Production Designer :

    Dante Ferretti

    Screenwriter :

    Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Co-producer :

    Pierre Kalfon

    Editor :

    Nino Baragli

    Costume designer :

    Piero Tosi

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Fairy tale

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France, Germany

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1969

    French release :

    28/01/1970

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    36687

    Visa issue date :

    28/01/1970

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono