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PHAEDRA

Directed by Jules Dassin
France, Greece, 1962
Romance, Drama

Synopsis

A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis’s father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family?

Synopsis

A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis’s father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family?

PhaedraDirected byJules Dassin

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1984
Academy Awards
1963 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
BAFTA Awards
1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source
Golden Globes (USA)
1963 | Nominee: Best Actress - Drama

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