BEFORE NIGHT COMES – ANTIGONE SPEECH

Category

Short - Drama

Director

Joaquim Pavao

Year

2017

Country

Portugal

Runtime

00:29:00

Budget

ND

This woman has been following us for twentyfive centuries, since Sophocles introduced her to the Athenian democracy in the Great Dionysians. This version, by Eduarda DionĂ­sio, take us to the intimacy of the woman-heroine-sister. This woman, who dares to challenge a despot in defense of the supreme law of love, reveals us, perhaps, the contours of the Democratic State. How far can we go, in power? When will that power stop serving democracy and begin to destroy the human being?

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