Julie Taymor's Titus

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Titus
Titus and his army returning from war. “Titus Andronicus” Act 1 Scene 1, page 1
soldiers carrying mummified corpses
Dead soldiers.
Titus; tanks soldiers blowing horns
Soldiers blowing horns.
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Soldiers back from war taking a bath. What a grandiloquent way to take a bath! This place is modeled after Tomb of Eurysaces the Baker.
Goth queen
Goth queen begs for mercy for her son.
soldiers ceremonially burning sword blades
Her son is about to be disemboweled as a ritualistic sacrifice for the dead soldiers by the victorious party in the war.
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Goth queen in anguish.
Titus trailer. Buy at amazon
Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana
Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana.
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Lavinia, raped, and with her hands and tongue cut off. “Titus Andronicus” Act 2 Scene 4
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Titus's two son's heads, and his hand. “Titus Andronicus” Act 3 Scene 1
titus screenshot Chiron Demetrius bound
Chiron and Demetrius, about to be made into a pie. “Titus Andronicus” Act 5 Scene 2
Titus kills his daughter Lavinia. “Titus Andronicus” Act 5 Scene 3 〔Julie Taymor's 〈Titus〉 DVD. Buy at amazon

Titus is a adaption of William Shakespeare's 1594 play. Full text of the play, with annotations, at: “The Tragedy Of Titus Andronicus”.