OEDIPUS IN EPIDAURUS

Russian Federation (2018), 40 min.

Directed by Marina Merkulova

The history of the play’s journey: a documentary film by Alexander Myagchenkov and Marina Merkulova about the world premiere of the theater Vakhtangov tragedy of Sophocles “King Oedipus” in ancient Epidaurus (Greece). This is a joint project of The State Academic theatre Vakhtangov and the National theatre of Greece. Greek tragedy. How to put it today? And about what? Big question. And why should Russian artists play the ancient Greek tragedy here in the homeland of Sophocles, in the ancient Greek theater?