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Backanterna (1993)

TV Movie | 140 min | Music

The young wine god Dionysus returns to his native town of Thebes after having established his cult in the east. In his entourage, he has a run of Bacchantes. Semele, his mother, was distrusted by her family when she claimed that Zeus was ...See moreThe young wine god Dionysus returns to his native town of Thebes after having established his cult in the east. In his entourage, he has a run of Bacchantes. Semele, his mother, was distrusted by her family when she claimed that Zeus was the father of her child. Dionysus has come to restore her, revealing his divinity, and require proper worship of the Theban legion. An opera composed by Daniel Börtz. Filmed for TV. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür See less
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Göran O. Eriksson (libretto) | Euripides (play) | Jan Stolpe (libretto)
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Updated Apr 9, 1993

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Apr 9, 1993 (Sweden)

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21 cast members
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Sylvia Lindenstrand
Dionysos Dionysos   See fewer
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Laila Andersson-Palme
Teiresias Teiresias   See fewer
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Sten Wahlund
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Peter Mattei
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Ellen Andreassen Jensen
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Lena Hoel
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Carl Magnus Dellow
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Per Mattsson
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Kicki Bramberg
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Mariane Orlando
Talatta Talatta   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 35 votes