RECYCLING MEDEA Series 1

  • Asteris Kutulas
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  • 2 Episodes
Synopsis
EN

Medea kills her own children. Script, sound and dance join forces in a powerful film that reflects the desperation of a society that spent all of yesterday turning its children into today’s lost generation. “I wanted to make a very emotional ‘video clip’, which talks about the longing of a desperate spouse for ‘freedom’ and ‘love’, as well as the longing of a radical youth for ‘freedom’ and ‘love’; both betrayed and sold; both isolated and at war with the society. Medea, Jason, Bella and Anne Frank, composer and protestor-extraordinaire Theodorakis, the choreographer Renato Zanella, the cameraman, the dancers and the rebelling, hooded teenagers hurtling stones at advancing police – they all become (in)voluntary actors in this complex tragedy spanning the ages”.

DE

Medea tötet ihre Kinder. Text, Musik und Tanz vereint in einem Film, der die Trostlosigkeit einer Gesellschaft reflektiert, die tagtäglich ihre Kinder zu denen gemacht hat, die zur Verlorenen Generation von heute gehören. „Ich wollte einen sehr emotionalen ‚Videoclip‘ machen, der die Sehnsucht nach ‚Freiheit‘ und ‚Liebe‘ einer verzweifelten Ehefrau und die Sehnsucht nach ‚Freiheit‘ und ‚Liebe‘ radikal gewordener Jugendlicher thematisiert. Beide verraten und verkauft. Beide isoliert und im Krieg mit der Gesellschaft. Medea, Jason, Bella und Anne Frank, der Komponist Theodorakis, die Tänzer, die rebellierenden vermummten Jugendlichen, vorrückende vermummte Polizisten, der Choreograph – sie alle sind die Akteure, freiwillige und unfreiwillige, in dieser komplexen, zeitübergreifenden Tragödie ‚Medea‘“.

Opening Short Film: AYGOL (2020)
German Premiere

Greece | Dimitris Argyriou | 8 min.

Episodes

8m
AYGOL (2020)

Greece, Germany | Dimitris Argyriou | 8 min.

Aygol is a young girl who is afraid to live.

1h 26m
RECYCLING MEDEA (2013)

Medea kills her own children. Script, sound and dance join forces in a powerful film that reflects the desperation of a society that spent all of yesterday turning its children into today’s lost generation. “I wanted to make a very emotional ‘video clip’, which talks about the longing of a desperate spouse for ‘freedom’ and ‘love’, as well as the longing of a radical youth for ‘freedom’ and ‘love’; both betrayed and sold; both isolated and at war with the society. Medea, Jason, Bella and Anne Frank, composer and protestor-extraordinaire Theodorakis, the choreographer Renato Zanella, the cameraman, the dancers and the rebelling, hooded teenagers hurtling stones at advancing police – they all become (in)voluntary actors in this complex tragedy spanning the ages”.