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Eumenides: The Furies (Oresteia, Part 3)

Directed and produced by Peter Hall. National Theatre of Great Britain, 1983. Cast: Greg Hicks, Michael Thomas, Kenny Ireland. Having killed his mother, Orestes flees from the Furies and takes refuge at the shrine of Apollo. But his mother's ghost implores the Furies to bring her murderer to justice. And Athena, goddess of wisdom, must judge between Orestes and the Furies and then persuade the Furies from wreaking havoc on the earth. 70 min. View this video online (UC Berkeley users only)(requires Windows Media player)