The Gospel at Colonus

1985 NR 1h 30m DVD

The Gospel at Colonus

1985 NR 1h 30m DVD
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Experimental theater director Lee Breuer and composer Bob Telson transform Sophocles's Oedipus at Colonus into a one-of-a-kind gospel extravaganza in this celebrated 1985 performance filmed live in Philadelphia. Originally televised as part of the PBS "Great Performances" series, the production stars a commanding Morgan Freeman as the Messenger and the Blind Boys of Alabama, who collectively play the role of Oedipus.
Cast
Morgan Freeman, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Kevin Davis, Clarence Fountain, Robert Earl Jones, Carl Lumbly, Isabell O'Connor, The Soul Stirrers
Director
Kirk Browning
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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