Sunday, August 22, 2010

Jorge Alí Triana - Edipo alcalde AKA Oedipus Mayor (1996)

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from allmovie
One might consider this violent adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy as Sophocles with a South American twist. Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, Mayor Edipo (Oedipus) must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is raining when he leaves. His journey is interrupted when he gets into a shoot out on a lonely bridge. Returning fire, Edipo somehow escapes. As soon as he gets to town he hears that a prominent leader, Layo was brutally slain. No one knows who shot him. Meanwhile a blind seer wanders town making dire prophecies concerning Edipo's future. It is he who tells the mayor that Layo was murdered by a family member. Edipo's fate is sealed when he gets involved with the beautiful and much older Yocasta, a woman who last had sex thirty years before with her husband Layo. She got pregnant and bore a son... Tragedy ensues.






http://www.filesonic.com/file/47664893/Edipo.Alcalde[Oedipus_Mayor]DvDRip[1996]Cine.Colombiano.avi
http://www.filesonic.com/file/47664895/Edipo.Alcalde[Oedipus_Mayor]SUBS[ES].srt
http://www.filesonic.com/file/47664897/Edipo.Alcalde[Oedipus_Mayor]SUBS[EN].srt
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ROBERT ELVAUZ