In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...Oedipus Rex featuring Silvana Mangano and Franco Citti is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming on Fandor, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, and 1 other. It's a drama and independent movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (5,173 votes) and was well received by critics.
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Oedipus Rex has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (5,173 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.