I CANNIBALI

 

THE YEAR OF THE CANNIBALS
Directed by Liliana Cavani
Starring : Britt Ekland, Pierre Clementi, Tomas Milian

 

1970 | 88’ | Colour | OV Italian | Drama | DCP
Film restored in 2011
Rights : International (except Italian speaking territories)

 

A young couple in a totalitarian society transgress the law which forbids the burial of bodies murdered by the police, for being enemies of the State. Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, sets out to bury the dead in the name of pietas, setting an example of defiance for other young people.

 

Inspired by Sophocle’s play Antigone

 

Music by Ennio Morricone

 

(Trailer)

Category

Drama