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3.8
18 Ratings

Jean Cocteau Speaks to the Year 2000

Jean Cocteau s'adresse... à l'an 2000

Directed by Jean Cocteau
France, 1962
Short, Avant-Garde, TV Movie

Synopsis

In “Jean Cocteau Speaks to the Year 2000,” the great 20th century artist considered the many awards bestowed upon him naught but “transcendent punishment.” What Cocteau cared for most was poetry; for him it was the “basis of all art, a ‘religion without hope.’”

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Jean Cocteau Speaks to the Year 2000 Directed by Jean Cocteau