It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even sacrificed her own brother for Jason's success), she gets from him only betrayal, as he arranges to marry the King's of Corinth daughter. The king decides to exile Medea, as she is a danger for his daughter happiness, but Medea asks from him just a day… before she goes outside the borders. That day Medea gets her revenge…

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Harakiri Harakiri
  • Marketa Lazarová Marketa Lazarová
  • Persona Persona
  • Stalker Stalker
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

150 Films for Cinephiles

Everyone has to start somewhere and although there might be quite a few great lists that introduce people to foreign…

  • City of Life and Death City of Life and Death
  • Mongol Mongol
  • Valley Of Flowers Valley Of Flowers
  • Biutiful Biutiful
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story

Foreign Movie's I've seen rated

Billy Lam

Billy Lam 762 films 38 6

My list of foreign world cinema,from the art house to the extreme.

  • Dancer in the Dark Dancer in the Dark
  • Breaking the Waves Breaking the Waves
  • Nymphomaniac Nymphomaniac
  • Melancholia Melancholia
  • Europa Europa

THE FILMS OF LARS VON TRIER: A DEFINITIVE RANKING

this was not easy.

all of these are certainly of interest, but i consider THE KINGDOM and everything above it…