‘Ivo van Hove created a marvellous Mourning becomes Electra. Rrrreveeeeeengge! That’s what it’s about and you’ll know it. It left me feeling cold. And warm.’ states the jury report of the Theatre Festival in 2003. Right from the premiere the performance harvested praise from audience and press. Halina Reijn was celebrated for her grisly interpretation of Lavinia.