Oedipus

Paul Driessen Short film - 2011 - 14 min.

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Animation in reverse, in which Oedipus reports for group therapy, after his beloved reacts strangely to him. In the sessions, he tries to find the cause of his love problem.

Oedipus is a humorous version in reverse of the famous myth. A man falls asleep next to his wife, after putting his head on the bedside table. The woman opens the window. Her lover Oedipus enters the room and kills the man. He makes love to her, before taking off his head. The woman starts to yell and runs off. Oedipus reports for group therapy. In the sessions, he goes back in time, looking for the cause of his love problem. And to the group’s amazement, he finds it.

Credits

Director(s) Paul Driessen
Producer(s) Marcy Page
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Production Country
Netherlands