13 Via Lactea: The Milky Way
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Hera, the Queen of the Gods, is having trouble with her afternoon nap. One by one the memories of her husband’s betrayals return, building a devastating portrait of a dysfunctional marriage.

(This story - like so many Greek myths - contains references to assault and violence.)

Starring Natasha Cashman as Hera. Featuring Dario Costa as Zeus.

Written, directed and presented by Bibi Jacob.

Production and sound design by Geoff Chong.

Enormous thanks to Jean-Paul Palmyre at Studio Quali’sons, Paris.

The Ovid quote comes from Vol. 1 of Frank Justus Miller’s translation of ‘The Metamorphoses’ published by the Loeb Classical Library.

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